Judgment of the Court (First Chamber) of 14 May 2009.

Renate Ilsinger v Martin Dreschers.

Reference for a preliminary ruling: Oberlandesgericht Wien - Austria.

Jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters - Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 - Jurisdiction over consumer contracts - Entitlement of a consumer to whom misleading advertising has been sent to seek payment, in judicial proceedings, of the prize which he has apparently won - Classification - Action of a contractual nature covered by Article 15(1)(c) of that regulation - Conditions.

Case C-180/06.


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Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
04/07/2009 Ilsinger
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Judgment (Summary)
ECLI:EU:C:2009:303
14/05/2009 Ilsinger
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2009:303
14/05/2009 Ilsinger
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Opinion
ECLI:EU:C:2008:483
11/09/2008 Ilsinger
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
15/07/2006 Ilsinger
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Reports of Cases

2009 I-03961

Subject-matter

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Oberlandesgericht Vienna – Interpretation of Article 15(1)(c) of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (OJ 2001 L 12, p. 1) – National consumer protection law providing for a right to the prize allegedly won by the addressee of the misleading advertisement

Systematic classification scheme

1.
B European Community (EEC/EC)
  B-04 Free movement of persons and services
    B-04.08 Judicial cooperation in civil matters
      B-04.08.03 Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments – Civil and commercial matters


Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

  • Regulation 44/2001 : paragraphs 41, 60
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : paragraph 4
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A03P1 : paragraph 5
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05 : paragraph 7
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1 : paragraph 57
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15 : paragraphs 52, 53, 56, 58
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P1 : paragraphs 10, 48, 53
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P1LC : paragraphs 1, 39 - 41, 49 - 51, 53, 54, 59, 60
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P3 : paragraphs 11, 50
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A16P1 : paragraph 12
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A17 : paragraph 13
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C13 : paragraphs 8, 41
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C19 : paragraph 15
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : paragraphs 14, 41
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A02L1 : paragraph 17
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A03L1 : paragraph 18
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05 : paragraph 20
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13 : paragraphs 47, 53, 58
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1 : paragraphs 22, 48, 49, 51
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1PT3 : paragraphs 41 - 43, 45, 46, 49, 50
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1PT3LA : paragraph 50
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1PT3LB : paragraph 50
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L3 : paragraph 23
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A14 : paragraph 47
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A14L1 : paragraph 24
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A15 : paragraphs 25, 47
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom (1978) : paragraph 14
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Greece (1982) : paragraph 14
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Spain and Portugal (1989) : paragraph 14
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Austria, Finland and Sweden (1996) : paragraph 14
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -96/00 : paragraphs 42 - 44, 51, 58
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -27/02 : paragraphs 45 - 47, 51, 57, 58

Operative part

  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001
  • Interprets : Regulation 44/2001 -A15P1LC

Opinion

  • EU Treaty (Athens), Protocol No 5 -A01 : point 2
  • EU Treaty (Athens), Protocol No 5 -A02 : point 2
  • Directive 85/577 : point 40
  • Directive 90/619 : point 48
  • Directive 94/47 -A04L1 : point 53
  • Directive 97/7 : point 48
  • Directive 97/7 -A04P1LH : point 48
  • Directive 97/7 -A09 : point 48
  • Directive 98/27 : point 48
  • Regulation 44/2001 : points 1, 2, 30, 36, 37, 44, 45, 54, 66, 74
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : point 30
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A02P1 : point 6
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT1LA : points 7, 36, 43
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A05PT3 : point 37
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15 : points 36, 39, 42, 43
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P1 : points 8, 35, 38, 40, 42 - 44
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P1LC : points 31, 33, 34, 37 - 42, 69 - 71, 74, 80, 81
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A15P3 : point 39
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A16P1 : point 9
  • Regulation 44/2001 -A22P1 : point 39
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C13 : points 4, 30
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C19 : points 5, 37
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C21 : points 2, 54
  • Regulation 44/2001 -C22 : points 2, 54
  • Directive 2002/65 : point 48
  • Directive 2002/65 -A03P1 : point 48
  • Directive 2002/65 -A05P1 : point 48
  • Directive 2002/65 -A09 : point 48
  • Directive 2005/29 : point 66
  • Directive 2005/29 -N1PT31 : point 68
  • Directive 2008/48 -A10P1 : point 52
  • Regulation 593/2008 -A06P1 : point 66
  • Regulation 593/2008 -A06P2 : point 66
  • Regulation 593/2008 -A29 : point 66
  • Brussels Convention 1968 : points 1, 2, 36, 37, 65, 66, 73
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT1 : point 43
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A05PT3 : point 37
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1 : points 10, 38, 42
  • Brussels Convention 1968 -A13L1PT3 : points 34, 36 - 39, 41 - 43
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom (1978) : point 1
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Greece (1982) : point 1
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Spain and Portugal (1989) : point 1
  • Brussels Convention - Accession of Austria, Finland and Sweden (1996) : point 1
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -14/76 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -150/77 : point 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -266/85 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -89/91 : points 54, 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -125/92 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -269/95 : points 30, 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -383/95 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -45/96 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -99/96 : points 30, 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -420/97 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -58/98 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -405/98 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -390/99 : point 33
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -96/00 : points 1, 34, 47, 54, 73, 75, 76, 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -167/00 : point 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -168/00 : point 40
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -256/00 : point 79
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -326/00 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -464/01 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -27/02 : point 65
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -9/02 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -27/02 : points 1, 30, 34 - 36, 41 - 43, 54
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -20/03 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Opinion C -234/04 : point 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -234/04 : points 1, 42
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -434/04 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -441/04 : point 60
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -103/05 : points 30, 37
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -98/06 : point 30
  • Court of Justice - Judgment C -462/06 : points 30, 37


Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 07/04/2006

Date of the Opinion

  • 11/09/2008

Date of the hearing

Information not available

Date of delivery

14/05/2009


References

Publication in the Official Journal

Application: OJ C 165 from 15.07.2006, p.12

Judgment: OJ C 153 from 04.07.2009, p.3

Name of the parties

Ilsinger

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Beig, Daphne ; Reuß, Philipp M.: Schlank & (nicht mehr ganz so schick) Schick III - Gewinnzusagen als Verbraucherverträge i. S. des Art. 15 I c EuGVVO?, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2009 Heft 3 p.VIII -IX
  2. Klauser, Alexander: Der Anspruch gemäß § 5j KSchG nach Ilsinger, Ecolex 2009 p.641-644
  3. Idot, Laurence: Compétence en matière de contrats conclus par les consommateurs, Europe 2009 Juillet Comm. nº 290 p.20
  4. Beig, Daphne ; Reuß, Philipp M.: Gerichtliche Zuständigkeit bei verbindlicher Gewinnzusage an Verbraucher, Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht 2009 p.492-493
  5. Queguiner, Jean-Sébastien: Drame en trois actes ... Loteries sur la compétence! (à propos de l'arrêt Ilsinger), Revue Lamy droit des affaires 2009 nº 42 p.63-66
  6. Brenn, Christoph: Endgültig kein Verbrauchergerichtsstand bei irreführenden Gewinnzusagen nach § 5j KSchG ohne Warenbestellung, Österreichische Juristenzeitung 2009 p.845-849
  7. Crawford, Elizabeth B.: Case Ilsinger v. Dreschers: The right of a consumer to seek payment of a prize apparently won, Revue européenne de droit de la consommation 2009 p.861-871
  8. Michailidou, Chrysoula: Diethnis dikaiodosia se periptosi agogis me antikeimeno ti synapsi katanalotikis symvasis logo analipsis nomikis desmefsis apo ton politi gia katavoli dorou ston katanaloti, Efarmoges Astikou Dikaiou 2009 p.848-850
  9. Bach, Ivo: Was ist wo Vertrag und was wo nicht?, Internationales Handelsrecht 2010 p.17-25
  10. Vlas, P.: Nederlandse jurisprudentie ; Uitspraken in burgerlijke en strafzaken 2010 nº 9
  11. Van Hoek, A.A.H.: Tijdschrift voor consumentenrecht 2010 p.30-35
  12. Klučka, J.: Rozsudok "Ilsinger", Výber z rozhodnutí Súdneho dvora Európskych spoločenstiev 2010 nº 3 p.46-49
  13. Csach, K. ; Klučka, J.: Rozsudok "Ilsinger", Výber z rozhodnutí Súdneho dvora Európskych spoločenstiev 2010 nº 3 p.46-49
  14. Klauser, Alexander: Kauft Kuckucksuhren!, Ecolex 2010 nº 10 p.941-956
  15. Requejo Isidro, Marta: La promesa de premio en la Jurisprudencia del TJCE (A propósito del asunto C-180/06, Ilsinger), Noticias de la Unión Europea 2011 nº 316 p.125-135



Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Oberlandesgericht Wien - Austria

Subject-matter

  • area of freedom, security and justice
  • - Judicial cooperation in civil matters

Provisions of national law referred to

AT - Konsumentenschutzgesetz, Paragraph 5j

Provisions of international law referred to

Information not available

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

première chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Kasel

Advocate General

Trstenjak

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

  • Slovene