10.7.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 221/34


Action brought on 5 May 2017 — Bayer v EUIPO — UNI — Pharma (SALOSPIR)

(Case T-261/17)

(2017/C 221/48)

Language in which the application was lodged: English

Parties

Applicant: Bayer AG (Leverkusen, Germany) (represented by: V. von Bomhard, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: UNI — Pharma Kleon Tsetis Pharmaceutical Laboratories Industrial and Commercial SA (Kifisia, Greece)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant of the trade mark at issue: Applicant

Trade mark at issue: EU figurative mark containing the word element ‘SALOSPIR’ — Application for registration No 12 351 458

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 17 February 2017 in Case R 2444/2015-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and Uni-Pharma, if the latter makes use of its right to join the proceedings as an intervener, to pay the costs.

Plea in law

Infringement of Articles 8(1)(b), 8(4) and 8(5) of Regulation No 207/2009.