Court of Justice of the European Communities, C-132/05
Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations — Infringement of Article 13(1)(b) of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2081/92 of 14 July 1992 on the protection of geographical indications and designations of origin for agricultural products and foodstuffs (OJ 1992 L 208, p. 1) — Lack of measures prohibiting the use of the name ‘Parmesan’ for products which do not comply with the specification for the protected designation of origin ‘Parmigiano Reggiano’.
- Dismisses the action;
- Orders the Commission of the European Communities to pay the costs;
- Orders the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Italian Republic and the Republic of Austria to bear their own costs.