Communication: new case No. 0034 of 2022

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62022TN0034
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English
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General Court
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Communication: new case

Judgment



7.3.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 109/33


Action brought on 20 January 2022 — Cunsorziu di i Salamaghji Corsi — Consortium des Charcutiers Corses and Others v Commission

(Case T-34/22)

(2022/C 109/43)

Language of the case: French

Parties

Applicants: Cunsorziu di i Salamaghji Corsi — Consortium des Charcutiers Corses (Borgo, France) and nine other applicants (represented by: T. de Haan and V. Le Meur-Baudry, lawyers)

Defendant: European Commission

Form of order sought

The applicants claim that the Court should:

Annul Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1879 of 26 October 2021 rejecting three applications for protection of a geographical indication in accordance with Article 52(1) of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council ‘Jambon sec de l’Île de Beauté’ (PGI), ‘Lonzo de l’Île de Beauté’ (PGI), ‘Coppa de l’Île de Beauté’ (PGI); (1)

Order the Commission to pay the costs.

Pleas in law and main arguments

In support of the action, the applicants rely on two pleas in law.

1.

First plea in law, alleging, first, infringement of Articles 49, 50 and 52 of Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs (OJ 2012 L 343, p. 1) and, second, infringement of the general legal principle of the force of res judicata, in that the Commission exceeded the limits of the powers conferred on it by that regulation.

2.

Second plea in law, alleging infringement of Articles 7 and 13 of Regulation No 1151/2012, in that the Commission erred in its application of the above provisions.


(1)  OJ 2021 L 383, p. 1.



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