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All referrals pending (31)


C-371/18 (Sky and Others) lodged on 6 Jun 2018
Trade marks > Further relative grounds for refusal or invalidity > Bad faith application

C-313/18 (Dacom) lodged on 9 May 2018

C-263/18 (Nederlands Uitgeversverbond and Groep Algemene Uitgevers) lodged on 16 Apr 2018

C-239/18 (Saatgut-Treuhandverwaltung) lodged on 3 Apr 2018

C-186/18 (José Cánovas Pardo) lodged on 9 Mar 2018
Plant varieties

C-176/18 (Club de Variedades Vegetales Protegidas) lodged on 7 Mar 2018
Plant varieties

C-172/18 (AMS Neve and Others) lodged on 5 Mar 2018
Trade marks > Enforcement

C-114/18 (Sandoz and Hexal) lodged on 14 Feb 2018
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

C-21/18 (Textilis) lodged on 11 Jan 2018
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

C-705/17 (Hansson) lodged on 15 Dec 2017
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion

C-688/17 (Bayer Pharma) lodged on 8 Dec 2017
IP and other instruments > Enforcement Directive

C-690/17 (ÖKO-Test Verlag) lodged on 8 Dec 2017
Trade marks > Concept of 'use'
Trade marks > Double identity
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion
Trade marks > Enhanced protection

C-683/17 (Cofemel) lodged on 6 Dec 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 2 - Reproduction right

C-614/17 (Queso Manchego) lodged on 24 Oct 2017
Geographical indications and designations of origin > Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 (Agricultural products)

C-629/17 (J. Portugal Ramos Vinhos) lodged on 18 Oct 2017
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Customary in the current language

C-578/17 (Hartwall) lodged on 3 Oct 2017
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Descriptive

C-572/17 (Syed) lodged on 28 Sep 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 4 - Distribution right

C-527/17 (LN) lodged on 5 Sep 2017
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

C-521/17 (SNB-REACT) lodged on 1 Sep 2017
IP and other instruments > Enforcement Directive
IP and other instruments > eCommerce Directive

C-516/17 (Spiegel Online) lodged on 25 Aug 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 5 - Exceptions and limitations

C-507/17 (Google) lodged on 21 Aug 2017
IP and other instruments > Personal Data Protection

C-469/17 (Funke Medien NRW) lodged on 4 Aug 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 5 - Exceptions and limitations
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > General

C-476/17 (Pelham and Others) lodged on 4 Aug 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 2 - Reproduction right
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 3 - Right of communication to the public
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 5 - Exceptions and limitations

C-443/17 (Abraxis Bioscience) lodged on 24 Jul 2017
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

C-310/17 (Levola Hengelo) lodged on 29 May 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > General

C-299/17 (VG Media) lodged on 23 May 2017
Copyright > Rental Directive > Art. 1. Object of harmonisation

C-161/17 (Renckhoff) lodged on 31 Mar 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 3 - Right of communication to the public

C-149/17 (Bastei L) lodged on 24 Mar 2017
Copyright > InfoSoc Directive > Article 8 - Sanctions and remedies
IP and other instruments > Enforcement Directive

C-129/17 (Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha and Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift Europe) lodged on 13 Mar 2017
Trade marks > Concept of 'use'
Trade marks > Exhaustion of the rights conferred by a trade mark

C-121/17 (Teva UK and Others) lodged on 8 Mar 2017
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

C-644/16 (Synthon) lodged on 15 Dec 2016
IP and other instruments > Enforcement Directive