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Action brought on 24 November 2020 – Schmid v EUIPO – Landeskammer für Land- und Forstwirtschaft in Steiermark (Steirisches Kürbiskernöl g.g.A GESCHÜTZTE GEOGRAFISCHE ANGABE)

(Case T-700/20)

Language in which the application was lodged: German


Applicant: Gabriele Schmid (Halbenrain, Austria) (represented by: A. Ginzburg, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Landeskammer für Land- und Forstwirtschaft in Steiermark (Graz, Austria)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Proprietor of the trade mark at issue: Applicant

Trade mark at issue: European Union figurative mark Steirisches Kürbiskernöl g.g.A GESCHÜTZTE GEOGRAFISCHE ANGABE in the colours blue, yellow, green, (creamy) white – European Union trade mark No 10 108 454

Procedure before EUIPO: Cancellation proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 23 September 2020 in Case R 2186/2019-4

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO to pay the costs.

Plea in law

Infringement of Article 59(1)(a) in conjunction with Article 7(1)(i) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council.