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Measures to limit online copyright infringement

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 19 2012

The creative industries argue that piracy costs the industry £400m a year in lost revenue

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

L’Oréal v. eBay: the Court of Justice of the European Union tightens liability of online marketplace operators the CJEU

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2011

The long awaited decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in L’Oréal v. eBay was handed down last month

The Court of Justice rules in a preliminary reference on absolute ban on internet sales in selective distribution agreements

  • Stibbe
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 23 2011

On 13 October 2011, the Court of Justice found that, in the context of a selective distribution system, a contractual clause, which results in an absolute ban on internet selling is a restriction by object within the meaning of Article 101(1) TFEU unless it is objectively justified

The battle over the use of trade marks as Google AdWords decision of the European Court of Justice

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 24 2010

On 23 March 2010, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its preliminary ruling in relation to the Google AdWords system

Global data & privacy update 10.04.14

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • China, European Union, France, United Kingdom
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  • April 10 2014

The ICO has warned businesses about the risks created by Microsoft’s withdrawal of Windows XP on 8 April 2014. The ICO has reminded users that

The status of hosting services provider in France: uncertainty remains after ECJ ruling

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 28 2011

The Directive on electronic commerce ("e-commerce Directive") and its adaptation to evolving practices has lead to lively debates, particularly in Europe and in France

Taxing the digital economy: major changes in 2014?

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2014

2013 saw intense discussions, particularly in France and the UK, over how foreign-based online businesses had apparently failed to pay their ‘fair

The liability of service providers in the information society. Reflections about the judgment of the European Court of Justice delivered on 23 March 2010 in joined cases C-236 to 238 08 Google v Louis Vuitton and others before the CJ (formerly ECJ)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 21 2010

The liability of the company Google France as provider of data storage services online is analysed in the recent Judgment of the CJ in cases C-23608, C-23708 and C-23808

Cosmetic company’s indirect ban on online selling ruled illegal

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • December 1 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that a contractual ban on internet sales in a selective distribution arrangement will generally infringe EU law in the absence of good objective justification