IP case law Court of Justice

Referral C-490/19 (Syndicat interprofessionnel de défense du fromage Morbier, 26 Jun 2019)

Must Article 13(1) of Council Regulation No 510/2006 of 20 March 2006 1 and Article 13(1) of Regulation No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 2 be interpreted as prohibiting solely the use by a third party of the registered name, or must they be interpreted as prohibiting the presentation of a product protected by a designation of origin, in particular the reproduction of the shape or the appearance which are characteristic of it, which is liable to mislead the consumer as to the true origin of the product, even if the registered name is not used?

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