Official Journal of the European Union

C 427/14

Request for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesgerichtshof (Germany) lodged on 7 September 2018 — Coty Germany GmbH v Amazon Services Europe S.a.r.l. and Others

(Case C-567/18)

(2018/C 427/21)

Language of the case: German

Referring court


Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Coty Germany GmbH

Defendants: Amazon Services Europe S.a.r.l., Amazon FC Graben GmbH, Amazon Europe Core S.a.r.l., Amazon EU S.a.r.l.

Question referred

Does a person who, on behalf of a third party, stores goods which infringe trade mark rights, without having knowledge of that infringement, stock those goods for the purpose of offering them or putting them on the market, if it is not that person himself but rather the third party alone which intends to offer the goods or put them on the market? (1)

(1)  Interpretation of Article 9(2)(b) of Council Regulation (EC) No 207/2009 of 26 February 2009 on the Community trade mark (OJ 2009 L 78, p. 1) and interpretation of Article 9(3)(b) of Regulation (EU) 2017/1001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2017 on the European Union trade mark (OJ 2017 L 154, p. 1).