Order of the Court (Chamber determining whether appeals may proceed) of 3 March 2020 — Esim Chemicals v EUIPO

(Case C902/19 P)

(Appeal — EU trade mark — Determination as to whether appeals should be allowed to proceed — Article 170b of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice — Request not demonstrating the significance of an issue of law with respect to the unity, consistency or development of EU law — Appeal not allowed to proceed)

1.      Appeal — Scheme for prior determination as to whether appeals should be allowed to proceed — Issue that is significant with respect to the unity, consistency or development of EU law — Burden of proof

(Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a, third para.; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Arts 170a(1) and 170b(4))

(see para. 8)

2.      Appeal — Scheme for prior determination as to whether appeals should be allowed to proceed — Request that an appeal be allowed to proceed — Formal requirements — Scope

(Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a, third para.; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Arts 170a(1) and 170b(4))

(see paras 9-11)

3.      Appeal — Scheme for prior determination as to whether appeals should be allowed to proceed — Issue that is significant with respect to the unity, consistency or development of EU law — Request that an appeal be allowed to proceed failing to demonstrate the significance of the issue — Appeal not allowed to proceed

(Statute of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a, third para.; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Arts 170a(1) and 170b(4))

(see paras 12-14)

Operative part

1.

The appeal is not allowed to proceed.

2.

Esim Chemicals GmbH shall bear its own costs.