Judgment of the Court (Tenth Chamber) of 2 June 2022

X BV v Classic Coach Company vof and Others

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Hoge Raad der Nederlanden

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Approximation of laws – Trade marks – Directive 2008/95/EC – Article 5 – Rights conferred by a trade mark – Article 6(2) – Limitation of the effects of the trade mark – Impossibility for the proprietor of a trade mark to prevent a third party from using, in the course of trade, an earlier right applying in a particular locality – Requirements – Concept of ‘earlier right’ – Trade name – Proprietor of a later trade mark with an even earlier right – Relevance

Case C-112/21


Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
08/07/2022 Classic Coach Company
Order
ECLI:EU:C:2022:521
01/07/2022 Classic Coach Company
Judgment
ECLI:EU:C:2022:428
02/06/2022 Classic Coach Company
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
30/04/2021 Classic Coach Company
Request for a preliminary ruling
25/02/2021 Classic Coach Company
Top of the page Legal analysis of the decision or of the case

Reports of Cases

not yet published (Court Reports - general)

Subject-matter

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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part

Opinion

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Dates

Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 25/02/2021

Date of the Opinion

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery

02/06/2022


References

Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

Classic Coach Company

Notes on Academic Writings

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Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Hoge Raad der Nederlanden - Netherlands

Subject-matter

  • Intellectual, industrial and commercial property

Provisions of national law referred to

Handelsnaamwet

Provisions of international law referred to

Convention Benelux en matière de propriété intellectuelle (marques et dessins ou modèles) (25/02/2005), article 2.23, paragraphe 2

Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

dixième chambre (Cour)

Judge-Rapporteur

Ilešič

Advocate General

Pitruzzella

Language(s) of the Case

  • Dutch

Language(s) of the Opinion

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