Case C-449/12, van Luijk – No fingerprints? No Dutch passport.

Are the Dutch rules requiring passport applicants to be fingerprinted and to have their biometric data stored initially in local registers, and then in a central register, compatible with EU law?

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Case C-360/12, Coty Prestige Lancaster Group – jurisdiction and participation in trade mark infringement

Can a trade mark be infringed in Germany as a result of an act committed in Belgium? And for the purposes of Article 5(3) of EC Regulation 44/2001, does the harmful event occur in Germany if a tortious act is committed in Belgium but there was participation in the main tortious act which took place in Germany?

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Case C-370/12, Pringle – is the ESM Treaty compatible with the EU Treaties?

Is Council Decision 2011/199/EU, amending Article 136 of the TFEU with regard to a stability mechanism for Member States whose currency is the euro, valid? And is a Member State entitled to enter an international agreement such as the European Stability Mechanism Treaty (ESM Treaty) or would that mean undertaking obligations which are incompatible with the TEU and TFEU?

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Case C-293/12, Digital Rights Ireland – telecoms, privacy and freedom of expression

Does the restriction on the use of a mobile telephone arising from the data retention Directive 2006/24 contravene the EU Charter’s rights to privacy, data protection, and freedom of expression?

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