CJEU clarifies repair clause in EU Design Regulation
The CJEU has provided guidance on the divisive issue of design protection for car spare parts, in two cases involving Acacia. It was one of three significant IP decisions published on December 20, the Court’s last day before the Christmas break
For decades, manufacturers, governments and courts in Europe
have been divided over design protection for car spare parts.
Now the CJEU has provided some guidance in two cases involving
the wheel rim manufacturer Acacia and the car companies Audi
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