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eBay’s legal battles continue: a French victory and a prudent English test case

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2009

While a French court found that eBay was not liable to L’Oréal for the sale of counterfeit cosmetics on its auction website, an English court determined it required guidance from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the interpretation of applicable directives before deciding key issues in a proceeding between the two parties

French graduated response law passes constitutional hurdle

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • France
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  • October 31 2009

Earlier this year, the French Assemblée Nationale produced a draft law that would have required Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to implement graduated response systems for subscribers found to be downloading copyright-protected materials over the Internet

eBay wins some (in the US), loses some (in France)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, France, USA
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  • August 8 2008

A French court has ordered eBay to pay damages to Hermès, after determining that eBay did not sufficiently ensure that its website would not be used for illegal activities

eBay wins some (in the US), loses some (in France)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • August 8 2008

A French court has ordered eBay to pay damages to Hermès, after determining that eBay did not sufficiently ensure that its website would not be used for illegal activities