Case Report

Is advice in a newspaper a product? VI v KRONE – Verlag Gesellschaft mbH & Co KG (Case C-65/20)

Date: 18/10/2021

On 10 June 2021, the ECJ handed down its decision in VI v KRONE – Verlag Gesellschaft mbH & Co KG (Case C-65/20), holding that advice in a printed newspaper was not capable of being a (defective) product for the purposes of the Product Liability Directive. This case note, prepared by Kate Legh summarises the decision reached by the ECJ and considers the significance of the decision for the English courts.

To read the case note please click here.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the clerking team or Kate Legh via the contact details provided in the note.