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Action brought on 1 October 2019 — Ardagh Metal Beverage Holdings v EUIPO (sound mark)

(Case T-668/19)

Language of the case: German

Parties

Applicant: Ardagh Metal Beverage Holdings GmbH & Co. KG (Bonn, Germany) (represented by: S. Abrar, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Trade mark at issue: Application for an EU sound mark — Registration No 17 912 475

Contested decision: Decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 24 July 2019 in Case R 530/2019-2

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs of the proceedings including those incurred in the proceedings before the Board of Appeal.

Pleas in law

Distortion of facts (breach of Article 72(2) and Article 95(1) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council);

Infringement of the duty to state reasons (Article 72(2) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council);

Failure to have regard to the relevant case-law;

Breach of Article 72(2) and Article 7(1)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Breach of Article 72(2) and Article 95(1) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

Non-observance of the right to be heard (Article 72(2) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

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