ECJ clarifies relevance of ‘intention’ in designs decision

In Celaya Emparanza y Galdos Internacional SA v Proyectos Integrales de Balizamiento SL (Case C- 488/10), a reference for a preliminary ruling by a Spanishcourt, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) hasclarified the scope and effect of Article 19(1) of the CommunityDesign Regulation (6/2002) incourt proceedings brought by theholder of a registeredCommunity design (RCD) againstthe holder of a later RCD.


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