Portugal v Council Case
- Tariffs — Services — Intellectual property — Specific trade agreements
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1 This judgment is the European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’)’s most fundamental ruling on the status of the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in European Community law ( European Union, Court of Justice and General Court European Community and Union Law and International Law ). The European (Economic) Community is a founding member of the WTO, together with the European Union Member States ( European Community and Union, Mixed Agreements) . The ECJ recognizes that international agreements concluded by the EC form an integral part of EC law ( Case 181/73...