27.3.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 95/16


Action brought on 24 January 2017 — Lotte v EUIPO — Nestlé Schöller (Representation of a koala)

(Case T-41/17)

(2017/C 095/25)

Language in which the application was lodged: German

Parties

Applicant: Lotte Co. Ltd (Tokyo, Japan) (represented by: M. Knitter, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Nestlé Schöller GmbH & Co. KG (Nuremberg, Germany)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant for an EU trade mark: Applicant

Trade mark at issue: EU figurative mark (Representation of a koala) — Application for registration No 6 158 463

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fifth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 28 October 2016 in Case R 250/2016-5

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should

annul the contested decision;

reject the opposition in its entirety;

order EUIPO to pay the costs of these proceedings.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 42(2) and (3) of Regulation No 207/2009;

Infringement of Rule 22(3) of Regulation No 2868/95;

Infringement of Article 15(1)(a) of Regulation No 207/2009;

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