*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Vorwerk manufactures the famous Thermomix and various other household appliances which it markets and maintains through distributors and approved repairers. It had the resale and repair of its products by an unauthorised online operator, already convicted for the same facts, noted and sued the two companies and the couple of operators behind the disputed operations, accusing them of violating its network and claiming various sums from them. The district court of Saverne upheld its claims and an appeal was lodged. The case was referred to the Colmar Court of Appeal, which questioned the existence and legality of the network invoked by Vorwerk but contested
CASE COMMENTS: DISTRIBUTION - NETWORK - PARALLEL RESALE - FAULT
Selective distribution: The Colmar Court of Appeal presumes that any act of marketing outside the network is wrongful (AGM Diffusion / Vorwerk France)
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