Action brought on 26 February 2008 - Bennet and Others v OHIM

(Case F-19/08)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicants: Kelly-Marie Bennet (Mutxamel, Spain) and Others (represented by: G. Vandersanden, lawyer)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM)

Subject-matter and description of the proceedings

First, annulment of the notices of open competitions OHIM/AD/02/07 and OHIM/AST/02/07, in so far as those notices have the effect of taking away from the applicants any possibility of their names appearing on the reserve list, the applicants being obliged to participate as a result of the termination clause unlawfully inserted to that end in their contracts for an indefinite period. Second, damages for the non-material loss suffered by the applicants.

Form of order sought

Annul the notices of open competitions OHIM/AD/02/07 and OHIM/AST/02/07;

Order the defendant to make good the non-material loss suffered by the applicants, assessed on a equitable basis and subject to a minimum of EUR 25 000 per applicant;

Order the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market to pay the costs.

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