Article 81

Jurisdiction over infringement and validity

The Community design courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction:
(a) for infringement actions and — if they are permitted under national law — actions in respect of threatened infringe ment of Community designs;
(b) for actions for declaration of non-infringement of Community designs, if they are permitted under national law;
(c) for actions for a declaration of invalidity of an unregistered Community design;
(d) for counterclaims for a declaration of invalidity of a Community design raised in connection with actions under (a).