23.8.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 338/28


Action brought on 1 July 2021 — Etablissements Nicolas v EUIPO — St. Nicolaus (NICOLAS)

(Case T-373/21)

(2021/C 338/36)

Language in which the application was lodged: French

Parties

Applicant: Etablissements Nicolas (Thiais, France) (represented by: T. de Haan, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: St. Nicolaus a.s. (Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Proprietor of the trade mark at issue: Applicant before the General Court

Trade mark at issue: European Union figurative mark NICOLAS — European Union trade mark No 6 231 484

Procedure before EUIPO: Cancellation proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of the EUIPO of 21 April 2021 in Case R 1195/2020-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and the intervener to pay the costs, including the costs incurred by the applicant in respect of the proceedings before the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO.

Plea in law

Infringement of Article 8(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and the Council.