IP case law Court of Justice

Referral C-569/18 (Caseificio Cirigliana and Others, 11 Sep 2018)



Should Articles 3, 26, 32, 40 and 41 of the TFEU and Articles 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 of Regulation 1151/2012/EU 1 on the Protected Designation of Origin, which require Member States to guarantee both free competition in respect of goods within the European Union and protection for quality schemes to support less favoured agricultural areas, be interpreted as precluding a restriction being imposed under national law (Article 4 of Decree Law No 91 of 24 June 2014, as converted into law by Law No 116 of 11 August 2014) on the production of PDO Mozzarella di Bufala Campana, which is to be made in factories dedicated exclusively to such production, in which the holding and storage of milk originating from farms not included in the monitoring system for PDO Mozzarella di Bufala Campana is prohibited?


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