19 Apr
2012

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 Spanish
court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has
clarified the scope and effect of Article 19(1) of the Community
Design Regulation (6/2002) in
court proceedings brought by the
holder of a registered
Community design (RCD) against
the holder of a later RCD.