• European Court of Justice Defines the "Informed User" Relevant in Community Design Registration Matters
  • December 6, 2011 | Author: Andreas Ebert-Weidenfeller
  • Law Firm: Jones Day - Frankfurt am Main Office
  • On October 20, 2011, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“ECJ”) rendered its first substantive decision on a design patent case. The ECJ handed down its decision on an invalidity action in the Grupo Promer case (case C-281/10P).