CET-J is a group of European judges in the field of trademark law. It actually consists of participants from 20 countries and a representative of the EU-Court of First Instance.
CET-J aims to provide its participants with a broad exchange of views and harmonized solutions and items of European trademark law as well as the issues of CJEU’s jurisprudence and actual questions of daily trademark court business. The discussion is summarized in final conclusions which are supposed to be published in trademark magazines.
CET-J meetings have been held in 2011 and 2013 at Villa Vigoni, Lake Como (Italy), 2014 at Criminal Court, Bellinzona (Switzerland), 2015 at the European University Institute, Florence (Italy), 2016 at the European Academy of Law, Trier (Germany), 2017 at the University of Leiden (Netherlands), 2018 at Palace of Justice, Vienna (Austria), 2019 at the Court of Appeal in Lisbon (Portugal) and 2022 at the Commercial Court of Barcelona (Spain). During the pandemia of 2020 and 2021, online meetings were held.
The last CET-J meeting took place from 28 to 30 September 2023 at the Municipal Court of Prague. The next meeting is scheduled for 2024 in Riga.
Patronage under the European Law Academy (ERA)