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CISG-online 2913
Jurisdiction European Union
Tribunal European Court of Justice
Chamber Tenth Chamber
Claimant Heike Schottelius
Respondent Falk Seifert
Date of decision 07-Sep-2017
Case no./Docket no. C-247/16
Seller's country Germany
Buyer's country Germany
Goods involved  ()
Application of the CISG No – the present decision merely refers to the CISG in interpreting other rules of law
Key CISG provisions cited and discussed
CISG provisions also cited Art. 3(1)
CISG provisions discussed, but not in fact cited
Decision published in
CLOUT no. 0
Pace database (translation generally available)
Other translations
Case history Landgericht Hannover, 22 April 2016
present decision (denying jurisdiction for preliminary ruling)

Text of decision
Comments on decision The Court of Justice refers in paras. 39 and 43 of the judgment to Art. 3(1) CISG in interpreting Art. 1(4) of Directive 1999/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 May 1999 on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees, and the term 'contracts of sale' used therein.

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