Order of the Court (Chamber determining whether appeals may proceed) of 18 March 2020 — European Food v EUIPO

(Case C908/19 P)

(Appeal — EU trade mark — Prior determination as to whether appeals should be allowed to proceed — Article 170b of the Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice — Request that the appeal be allowed to proceed failing to demonstrate that an issue raised by the appeal is significant with respect to the unity, consistency or development of EU law — Appeal not allowed to proceed)

1.      Appeal — Preliminary admission scheme — Significant issue with respect to the unity, consistency or development of Union law — Burden of proof

(Statue of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Art. 170b)

(see para. 12)

2.      Appeal — Preliminary admission scheme – Request that an appeal be allowed to proceed— Formal requirements — Scope

(Statue of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Arts 170a and 170b)

(see paras 13-16)

3.      Appeal — Preliminary admission scheme — Significant issue with respect to the unity, consistency or development of Union law —Request for the appeal to be allowed to proceed not demonstrating that the issue is significant — Appeal not allowed to proceed

(Statue of the Court of Justice, Art. 58a; Rules of Procedure of the Court of Justice, Arts 170a and 170b)

(see paras 17-22)

Operative part

1.

The appeal is not allowed to proceed.

2.

European Food SA shall bear its own costs.