21.10.2019   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 357/33


Judgment of the General Court of 10 September 2019 — Oakley v EUIPO — Xuebo Ye (Representation of a discontinuous ellipse)

(Case T-744/18) (1)

(EU trade mark - Opposition proceedings - Application for an EU figurative mark representing a discontinuous ellipse - Earlier EU figurative mark representing an ellipse - Relative ground for refusal - Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001)

(2019/C 357/40)

Language of the case: Spanish

Parties

Applicant: Oakley, Inc. (Foothill Ranch, California, United States) (represented by: E. Ochoa Santamaría and I. Aparicio Martínez, lawyers)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (represented by: S. Palmero Cabezas and H. O’Neill, acting as Agents)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of EUIPO: Xuebo Ye (Wenzhou, China)

Re:

Action brought against the decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 22 October 2018 (Case R 692/2018-1), relating to opposition proceedings between Oakley and Xuebo Ye.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:

1.

Annuls the decision of the First Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) of 22 October 2018 (Case R 692/2018-1);

2.

Orders EUIPO to pay the costs, including those incurred by Oakley, Inc.


(1)  OJ C 65, 18.2.2019.