Official Journal of the European Union

C 96/35

Order of the Court of First Instance of 12 March 2007 — Regione autonoma Friuli-Venezia Giulia v Commission

(Case T-417/04) (1)

(Action for annulment - Regulation (EC) No 1429/2004 - Agriculture - Common organisation of the market in wine - Set of rules governing the use of the list of vine varieties and their synonyms - Limitation in time on use - Action brought by a sub-State body - Persons individually concerned - Inadmissibility)

(2007/C 96/72)

Language of the case: Italian


Applicant: Regione autonoma Friuli-Venezia Giulia (represented by: E. Bevilacqua and F. Capelli, lawyers)

Defendant: Commission of the European Communities (represented by: L. Visaggio and E. Righini, Agents)

Intervener in support of the defendant: Republic of Hungary (represented by: P. Gottfried, Agent)


Application for annulment of the provision limiting up to 31 March 2007 the right to use the name ‘Tocai friulano ’which is set out, in the form of an explanatory note, in item 103 in Annex I to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1429/2004 of 9 August 2004 amending Regulation (EC) No 753/2002 laying down certain rules for applying Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 as regards the description, designation, presentation and protection of certain wine sector products (OJ 2004 L 263, p. 11).

Operative part of the order


The action is dismissed as inadmissible.


The applicant is ordered to bear its own costs and to pay those of the Commission.


The Republic of Hungary is ordered to bear its own costs.

(1)  OJ C 300, 4.12.2004.