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Document 62016TN0808

Case T-808/16: Action brought on 14 November 2016 — Jean Patou Worldwide v EUIPO — Emboga (HISPANITAS JOY IS A CHOICE)

OJ C 14, 16.1.2017, p. 54–54 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)



Official Journal of the European Union

C 14/54

Action brought on 14 November 2016 — Jean Patou Worldwide v EUIPO — Emboga (HISPANITAS JOY IS A CHOICE)

(Case T-808/16)

(2017/C 014/64)

Language in which the application was lodged: English


Applicant: Jean Patou Worldwide Ltd (Watford, United Kingdom) (represented by: S. Baran, Barrister)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Emboga, SA (Petrel, Spain)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant: Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Trade mark at issue: EU figurative mark containing the word elements ‘HISPANITAS JOY IS A CHOICE’ — Application for registration No 12 789 971

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the First Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 23 June 2016 in Case R 235/2016-1

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and the other party to the proceedings to pay the costs, including those incurred by the applicant before the Office.

Plea in law

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