IEFBE 2440

HvJ EU: Schade European Dynamics hoeft niet vergoed te worden

HvJ EU 20 december 2017, IEFbe 2440; IT 2444; ECLI:EU:C:2017:998; C-677/15 P (EUIPO tegen European Dynamics). Zie eerder IT 1361 en IT 1890. Hogere voorziening. Aanbesteding. Overheidsopdrachten voor dienstverlening. Verstrekking van externe diensten voor programma- en projectbeheer en technische advisering op het gebied van informatietechnologie. Cascadeprocedure. Beginselen van gelijke kansen en transparantie. Vernietiging van het besluit van het Gerecht EU in de zaak European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v OHIM (T‑299/11, EU:T:2015:757) [IT 1890]. De Europese Unie hoeft de schade die European Dynamics Luxembourg heeft geleden niet te vergoeden.

Het HvJ EU:


 1.      Sets aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union of 7 October 2015, European Dynamics Luxembourg and Others v OHIM (T‑299/11, EU:T:2015:757), in so far as:

–        in paragraph 2 of the operative part, it orders the European Union to pay compensation for the harm suffered by European Dynamics Luxembourg SA as a result of the loss of an opportunity to be awarded the framework contract as the contractor ranked first in the cascade, and

–        in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the operative part, it orders the parties to inform the General Court of the amount of compensation arrived at by agreement or, in the absence of an agreement, to transmit to the General Court a statement of their views with supporting figures.

2.      Dismisses the appeal as to the remainder.

3.      Rejects the damages claim submitted by European Dynamics Luxembourg SA, Evropaïki Dynamiki — Proigmena Systimata Tilepikoinonion Pliroforikis kai Tilematikis AE and European Dynamics Belgium SA in Case T‑299/11.

4.      Orders the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), European Dynamics Luxembourg SA, Evropaïki Dynamiki — Proigmena Systimata Tilepikoinonion Pliroforikis kai Tilematikis AE and European Dynamics Belgium SA to bear their own costs in relation to the appeal proceedings and the proceedings at first instance.