IP case law Court of Justice

Appeal loged on 22 Jun 2022, C-419/22 (Group Nivelles v EUIPO)

Community design – Invalidity proceedings – Registered Community design representing a shower drainage channel – Earlier design produced after the filing of the application for a declaration of invalidity – Article 28(1)(b)(v) of Regulation (EC) No 2245/2002 – Discretion of the Board of Appeal – Scope – Article 63(2) of Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 – Oral proceedings and measures of inquiry – Articles 64 and 65 of Regulation No 6/2002 – Ground for invalidity – Individual character – Article 6 and Article 25(1)(b) of Regulation No 6/2002 – Identification of the earlier design – Earlier whole design – Determination of the features of the contested design – Global comparison)

Case details on the CJEU website (external link)

CFI decision T-327/20 on the CJEU website (external link)