Aiming to preserve luxury image can justify restricting competition, rules CJEU as it approves prohibition of discernible third-party online sales platforms

By Barratt S.

Abstract

Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH, C-230/16, EU:C:2017:941, 6 December 2017On 6 December 2017 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered its judgment in Coty Germany v Parfümerie Akzente(Coty). This reference from the Oberlandesgericht Frankfurt am Main (Higher regional court, Frankfurt am Main, Germany) concerned the …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice