Official Journal of the European Union

C 255/37

Judgment of the General Court of 6 June 2019 — Porsche v EUIPO — Autec (Motor vehicles)

(Case T-209/18) (1)

(Community design - Invalidity proceedings - Registered Community design representing a motor vehicle - Earlier Community design - Ground for invalidity - No individual character - Article 6 and Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002)

(2019/C 255/48)

Language of the case: German


Applicant: Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG (Stuttgart, Germany) (represented by: C. Klawitter, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: S. Hanne, acting as Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO, intervener before the General Court: Autec AG (Nuremberg, Germany) (represented by: M. Krogmann, lawyer)


Action brought against the decision of the Third Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 19 January 2018 (Case R 945/2016-3), relating to invalidity proceedings between Autec AG and Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 166, 14.5.2018.