ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL COURT

6 June 2012(1)

(Removal from the register)

In Case T-148/12,

Buzzmedia, established in Los Angeles (United States), represented by M. Graf, lawyer,

applicant,

v

Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM), represented by R. Pethke, acting as Agent,

defendant,

the other party to the proceedings before the Board of Appeal of OHIM being

Multicanal Iberia, SL, established in Pozuelo de Alarcón (Spain),

ACTION brought against the decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of OHIM of 26 January 2012 (Case R 2195/2010-4), relating to opposition proceedings between Multicanal Iberia, SL and Buzzmedia,

1        By letter lodged at the Registry of the General Court on 25 April 2012, the applicant informed the Court in accordance with Article 99 of the Rules of Procedure that it wished to discontinue proceedings. It sought no order as to costs.

2        By letter lodged at the Registry of the General Court on 7 May 2012, the defendant informed the Court that it had no observations to make concerning the discontinuance of the proceedings and requested that the applicant should be ordered to bear the costs.

3        According to the first subparagraph of Article 87(5) of the Rules of Procedure,
a party who discontinues is to be ordered to pay the costs if they have been applied for in the observations of the other party on the discontinuance.

4        The case should therefore be removed from the register and the applicant ordered to bear its own costs and those of the defendant.

On those grounds,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE GENERAL COURT

hereby orders:

1.      Case T-148/12 is removed from the register of the General Court.

2.      The applicant shall bear its own costs and those incurred by the defendant.

Luxembourg, 6 June 2012.

E. Coulon

M. Jaeger

Registrar

      President