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EU daily update: communicationse-commercedata privacy - 081107

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 8 2007

French telecommunications company France Télécom has proposed an alternative to the “functional separation” measure that the European Commission is expected to unveil in the new telecommunications package on November 13, 2007

CFI upholds the European Commission's decision in predatory pricing case against Wanadoo

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • February 5 2007

On January 30, 2007, the European Court of First Instance (CFI) rejected the appeal lodged by France Telecom, parent company of the Internet Service Provider Wanadoo, against a decision of the European Commission of July 16, 2003 imposing a 10.35million fine on Wanadoo for allegedly charging predatory prices in breach of Article 82 of the EC Treaty

CFI upholds fine on France Telecom for predatory pricing practices

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 1 2007

On January 30, 2007, the European Court of First Instance (the CFI) rejected the appeal lodged by France Telecom, parent company of the Internet Service Provider Wanadoo, against a decision of the European Commission of July 16, 2003, imposing a 10.35 million fine on Wanadoo for allegedly charging predatory prices in breach of Article 82 of the EC Treaty

European Court of Justice confirms beer cartel fines:

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 1 2007

On February 8, 2007, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) upheld the judgment of the European Court of First Instance (CFI) imposing fines on the French food manufacturer Danone

Translation of the specification of a European patent is no longer required

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • July 22 2010

On 1 May 2010, the London Agreement on the Application of Article 65 EPC affecting the requirement to provide translations of European patents (the "London Agreement"), came into force in France

Application of the "AdWords" decision of the CJEU and assessment of adverse effect on the trademark function of indicating origin

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 14 2011

The decision of the Court of Appeal provides the most detailed application of the recent "AdWords" decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in France

Privacy and Data Protection - The EU modifies cookie rules

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom
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  • July 19 2011

26 May 2011 marked the date on which the new European rules on the use of cookies and similar web-tracking devices came into force - or at least it should have done

EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others

French designation of a European patent take it to the limit

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 25 2011

In this landmark case, the Court of Appeal of Paris ruled that the French Patent Office has jurisdiction and power to limit the French designation of a European patent

European Commission challenges French broadcasting awards

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • September 30 2011

The European Commission said on September 29, 2011 that French plans to grant “bonus channels” to the incumbent commercial television broadcasters TF1, M6 and Canal violate European law