26.9.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 368/14


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal Supremo (Spain) lodged on 3 June 2022 — Industria de Diseño Textil, S. A. (Inditex) v Buongiorno Myalert, S.A.

(Case C-361/22)

(2022/C 368/21)

Language of the case: Spanish

Referring court

Tribunal Supremo

Parties to the main proceedings

Appellant: Industria de Diseño Textil, S. A. (Inditex)

Respondent: Buongiorno Myalert, S.A.

Question referred

Must Article 6(1)(c) of Directive 89/104/EC (1) be interpreted as implicitly including within the limitation on trade mark rights the more general conduct now referred to in Article 14(1)(c) of Directive (EU) 2015/2436, (2) namely the use of ‘the trade mark for the purpose of identifying or referring to goods or services as those of the proprietor of that trade mark’?


(1)  First Council Directive 89/104/EEC of 21 December 1988 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (OJ 1989 L 40, p. 1).

(2)  Directive (EU) 2015/2436 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2015 to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (OJ 2015 L 336, p. 1).