IP case law Court of Justice

ARTICLE 53 OF THE RULES OF PROCEDURE

1. Without prejudice to the special provisions laid down in the Statute or in
these Rules, the procedure before the Court shall consist of a written part
and an oral part.
2. Where it is clear that the Court has no jurisdiction to hear and determine a
case or where a request or an application is manifestly inadmissible, the
Court may, after hearing the Advocate General, at any time decide to give a
decision by reasoned order without taking further steps in the proceedings.

1 preliminary ruling

Order of 5 Sep 2019, C-239/19 (Eli Lilly and Company)

The request for a preliminary ruling from the High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Chancery Division (Patents Court) (United Kingdom), made by decision of 4 March 2019, is manifestly inadmissible.


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