Please note that the unreported case, given here as an example, has been subsequently reported in the European Court Reports.
This guidance applies whether you found the judgment in print or online.
case number | case name | [year] | OJ series | issue/first page
Footnote (if you HAVE given the case number and name in the text of your work):
e.g.  OJ C102/11
Footnote (if you HAVE NOT given the case number and name in the text of your work):
e.g. Case C-556/07 Commission v France  OJ C102/11
e.g. Commission v France (C-556/07)  OJ C102/11
To pinpoint a paragraph, follow the citation with a comma then ‘para’ and the paragraph number. To pinpoint several paragraphs, follow the citation with a comma then ‘paras’ and insert a dash between the paragraph numbers:
e.g. Case C-556/07 Commission v France  OJ C102/11, para 2
If the case has not yet appeared in the OJ C series, then cite the case number and case name followed by the court and the date of judgment in brackets: e.g., Case T–277/08 Bayer Healthcare v OHIM—Uriach Aquilea OTC (CFI, 11 November 2009).
The case number includes a prefix, which indicates the court:
Follow the prefix with a dash - and the case number.
The year is always given in [square brackets].
The Official Journal of the European Union (OJ) comprises two series:
If a case has not yet been reported in a series such as the European Court Reports, there may be a summary of the case in the OJ C Series.