6.9.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 357/31


Action brought on 16 July 2021 — VITRONIC v EUIPO (Enforcement Trailer)

(Case T-433/21)

(2021/C 357/48)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH (Wiesbaden, Germany) (represented by: D. Tsoumanis, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union word mark Enforcement Trailer — Application for registration No 18 281 599

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 18 May 2021 in Case R 236/2021-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

declare that the grounds for refusal to register set out in Article 7(1)(b) and Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 preclude registration only in those Member States in which English is the official language, namely Ireland and Malta;

order EUIPO to pay the costs, including those incurred by the applicant before the General Court and the Board of Appeal of EUIPO.

Pleas in law

Infringement of Article 7(1)(c) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Infringement of Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council.