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Wednesday, 21 June 2006


The questions referred by the High Court in Oakley v Animal have been removed from the ECJ register. There's no clue as to why, and it seems like we'll be kept in suspense as to what happens if a Member State implements an optional provision out of time...


David said...

Presumably it's because Peter Prescott got a slapped wrist by the Court of Appeal for accusing the government of acting ultra vires in his original judgment that started the reference. Since that has now been overruled, there seems no point in asking the question.

The IP Dog said...

Or the case could have settled. If
you really want to know, I'd call one of the solicitors firms acting and ask them

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