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Two important bills for IP rights holders adopted in France

  • Dechert LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 13 2014

This OnPoint covers the implications of two important recent developments for IP rights holders in France: (i) the ratification by the French

Car imports to be monitored under EU-Korea FTA?

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • European Union, France, South Korea
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  • September 28 2012

There have been many developments since the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement celebrated its first anniversary on July 1 2012

ECJ rules on recovery of unnotified aid later declared lawful

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 12 2008

On 12 February 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave a ruling on a preliminary reference from a French court (CELF C-19906) clarifying the obligations of a Member State to recover unnotified aid in a situation where the European Commission subsequently approves aid

Antitrust and competitionthe EU weekly briefing, vol. 1, issue 28

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2013

On 14 May 2013, the Commission announced that Visa Europe had proposed commitments to reduce its inter-bank fees for credit card payments further to a

ECJ dismisses Bouygues Telecom’s appeal on 3G licences

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 24 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld a Court of First Instance (CFI) judgment, which found that the retroactive reduction of fees due by Orange and SFR did not constitute State aid and was not discriminatory

Commission gives conditional authorisation for public aid to finance La Poste pensions for civil servants

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2007

Acting under the EC Treaty rules on state aid, the Commission has authorised the aid planned by France for the reform of the arrangements for financing the retirement pensions of civil servants working for La Poste

EU national courts may have to order recovery of state aid before European Commission makes final decision

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France, Germany
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  • November 26 2013

The European Court of Justice decided on 21 November 2013 that EU national courts must assume that a measure qualifies as State aid, if the European

CFI concludes that French audiovisual licence fee constitutes state aid

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 20 2009

In its judgment in Télévision francaise 1 SA (TF1) v Commission T-35405, the Court of First Instance (CFI) has upheld a Decision by the European Commission that the French licence fee system is compatible with the State aid provisions of the Common Market

The General Court upholds finding that the French government grant for very high-speed broadband network did not constitute State Aid

  • Stibbe
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 1 2013

On 16 September 2013, the General Court rejected three applications for annulment and upheld the Commission's decision that the French government

French R&D aid approved

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 31 2008

The European Commission (Commission) has raised no objections to the granting of 99m by France towards the 199m five-year QUAERO Research and Development (R&D) programme