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CJEU, C-53/20: the notion of "legitimate interest" for the purposes of opposing non-minor amendments to PGI product specifications

On 15 April 2021, the CJEU issued a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of EU Regulation 1151/2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs. The decision pertains to the standing requirements for opposing a substantial amendment of the product specification of a PGI.