Language of document :

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden (Netherlands) lodged on 5 November 2018 — Procureur-Generaal bij de Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

(Case C-678/18)

Language of the case: Dutch

Referring court

Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: Procureur-Generaal bij de Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

Question referred

Must Article 90(1) of Regulation No 6/2002 1 be interpreted as requiring the mandatory granting, to all courts and tribunals of a Member State referred to therein, of jurisdiction to grant provisional and protective measures, or does it leave the Member States — in full or in part — free to delegate jurisdiction to grant such measures exclusively to the courts and tribunals which, in accordance with Article 80(1) of Regulation No 6/2002, have been designated as courts (of first and second instance) for Community design?


1     Council Regulation (EC) No 6/2002 of 12 December 2001 on Community designs (OJ 2002 L 3, pp 1-24).