Official Journal of the European Union

C 340/19

Judgment of the General Court of 6 October 2011 — Industrias Francisco Ivars v OHIM — Motive (Mechanical speed reducer)

(Case T-246/10) (1)

(Community design - Invalidity proceedings - Registered Community design representing a mechanical speed reducer - Earlier Community design - Ground of invalidity - No individual character - Article 6 and Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002)

2011/C 340/37

Language of the case: Spanish


Applicant: Industrias Francisco Ivars, SL (Xeraco, Spain) (represented by: E. Caballero Oliver and A. Sanz-Bermell y Martínez, lawyers)

Defendant: Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (represented by: J. Crespo Carrillo, Agent)

Other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM, intervener before the General Court: Motive Srl (Montirone, Italy) (represented by: I. Valdelomar Serrano and J. Mora Granell, lawyers)


Action brought against the decision of the Third Board of Appeal of OHIM of 16 March 2010 (Case R 1337/2008-3) relating to invalidity proceedings between Motive Srl and Industrias Francisco Ivars, SL.

Operative part of the judgment

The Court:


Dismisses the action;


Orders Industrias Francisco Ivars, SL to pay the costs.

(1)  OJ C 195, 17.7.2010.