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Document 62017TN0703

Case T-703/17: Action brought on 12 October 2017 — Cyprus v EUIPO — Papouis Dairies (Papouis Halloumi)

OJ C 437, 18.12.2017, p. 35–36 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 437/35

Action brought on 12 October 2017 — Cyprus v EUIPO — Papouis Dairies (Papouis Halloumi)

(Case T-703/17)

(2017/C 437/43)

Language in which the application was lodged: English


Applicant: Republic of Cyprus (represented by: V. Marsland, Solicitor and S. Malynicz, QC)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Papouis Dairies LTD (Nicosia, Cyprus)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant of the trade mark at issue: Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Trade mark at issue: EU figurative mark in colours containing the word elements ‘Papouis Halloumi’ — Application for registration No 11 176 344

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 3 August 2017 in Case R 2924/2014-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and other party to bear their own costs and pay those of the applicant.

Plea in law

Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation No 207/2009.