Language of document : ECLI:EU:T:2021:646

Action brought on 7 September 2021 – Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO – Papouis Dairies (fino)

(Case T-558/21)

Language of the case: English

Parties

Applicant: Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi (Nicosia, Cyprus) (represented by: C. Milbradt, lawyer)

Defendant: European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal: Papouis Dairies LTD (Nicosia)

Details of the proceedings before EUIPO

Applicant of the trade mark at issue: Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal

Trade mark at issue: Application for European Union figurative mark fino Cyprus Halloumi Cheese – Application for registration No 11 180 791

Procedure before EUIPO: Opposition proceedings

Contested decision: Decision of the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO of 29 April 2021 in Case R 578/2019-2

Form of order sought

The applicant claims that the Court should:

annul the contested decision;

order EUIPO and the other party to the proceedings before the EUIPO to bear their own costs and pay those of the Applicant.

Plea in law

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

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