IP case law Court of Justice

All referrals pending (29)


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

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

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-148/17 (Peek & Cloppenburg) lodged on 24 Mar 2017
Trade marks > Prosecution matters > Right of priority

C-149/17 (Bastei Lübbe) 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-681/16 (Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals, Operations Support Group) lodged on 27 Dec 2016
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

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

C-642/16 (Junek Europ-Vertrieb) lodged on 14 Dec 2016
Trade marks > Exhaustion of the rights conferred by a trade mark

C-567/16 (Merck Sharp) lodged on 10 Nov 2016
Patents > SPC for medicinal products

C-492/16 (Incyte Corporation) lodged on 14 Sep 2016
Patents > SPC for plant protection products

C-435/16 (Acacia and D Amato) lodged on 4 Aug 2016
Designs > Art. 110 RCD - Transitional provision

C-397/16 (Acacia) lodged on 18 Jul 2016
IP and other instruments > Free movement of goods
Designs > Art. 19 CRD : Rights conferred by the Community design

C-395/16 (DOCERAM) lodged on 15 Jul 2016
Designs > Art. 8 CDR : Designs dictated by their technical function and designs of interconnections

C-291/16 (Schweppes) lodged on 23 May 2016
Trade marks > Exhaustion of the rights conferred by a trade mark
IP and other instruments > Free movement of goods

C-163/16 (Louboutin and Christian Louboutin) lodged on 21 Mar 2016
Trade marks > Absolute grounds for refusal or invalidity > Exclusion of specific shapes

C-93/16 (The Irish Dairy Board) lodged on 15 Feb 2016
Trade marks > Likelihood of confusion