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TV production company ordered to pay nearly 1 million to the participants of a reality TV show

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • July 14 2011

The Court of Appeal of Versailles has held that 56 participants of the reality TV show called "L’Ile de la Tentation" are employees under French labour law

Streaming music website ordered to pay 1 million in damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • June 15 2011

The Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed a court decision sentencing the creators of "radioblobclub.fr", a website for streaming music, to pay 1 million in damages to two collecting societies as a result of their "unlawful exploitation of musical works" without first securing from the rights holders the rights to stream

Search engine held liable by Paris Court of Appeal for copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 4 2011

In four decisions dated 14 January 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal held Google Inc. and Google France liable for copyright infringement and ordered them to pay an aggregate sum of 510,000

Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement

Search engine exempt from liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 4 2011

On 26 January 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled that "Google Images" is an information society service and thus benefits from the exemption from liability provided for under the LCEN for internet intermediaries

Three authorities may be merged

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 29 2011

During a public speech, the Minister for the Digital Economy declared that he wished to unify the three authorities in charge of audiovisual (CSA), telecommunications (Acrep) and radio frequency (ANFR) into one authority

Creation of fake social networking profile infringes privacy

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 22 2011

The French High Court of Paris (TGI) sentenced an internet user who created a fake profile of a famous French comedian to pay a 1,500 fine and 2,500 in damages

Advertising does not affect the status of hosting provider

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 21 2011

The Paris Court of Appeal has confirmed, once again, Dailymotion's status as a hosting provider

Decree specifies the characteristics of the “carte musique jeune”

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • January 6 2011

The Government has published in the Official Gazette the decree establishing the "carte musique jeune", the sale of which began on 28 October 2010 (Decree

HADOPI decrees published

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 19 2010

The Decree relating to the procedure applicable before the High Authority of Diffusion of the Artworks and Protection of Rights on Internet (HADOPI) Commission has been published in the Official Journal