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Google held liable for copyright infringement for bulk scanning of books

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
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  • February 28 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance's third chamber has ruled that Google Inc.’s bulk scanning of books for its Google Book Search website, done without permission from copyright holders, infringed the copyrights on hundreds of French books

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

Internet counterfeit: recent divergent decisions in France and the US suggest a need for cooperation between rights holders and service providers

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France, USA
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  • September 4 2008

With the advent of the Internet, counterfeiting activities are thriving on a worldwide scale, in spite of efforts to combat such activities made by global online service providers and rights holders

eBay loses another trademark suit in Europe

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • France
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  • February 26 2010

eBay has lost another lawsuit filed by Louis Vuitton Malletier ("LVM") in France

Two judgments of the Paris Civil Court of First Instance establish that Dailymotion is a hosting service provider

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • August 31 2008

In the last edition of the newsletter we considered the recent developments in the law relating to providers of hosting services

Jurisdiction in online infringement cases: “substantial link” theory confirmed

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 28 2009

In Ferrara v Ministère public (Case 07-87.281, 9th September 2008) the Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court has confirmed the applicability of the “substantial link” theory in criminal cases involving the infringement of IP rights on foreign websites

French court finds that Google Books infringes copyright in France

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • France
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  • January 23 2010

Last month, in Editions du Seuil, et al., v. Google Inc., the Paris Court of First Instance ruled that Google’s digital book project infringed the copyrights of French books, and ordered Google to remove posted excerpts of French titles and to pay 300,000 ($428,535) in damages and interest to two publishers of the French group La Martinière

E-bay outbid on French fakes

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • France
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  • June 25 2008

A French Court has held eBay liable for the sale of counterfeit goods in a surprising move which is likely to encourage intellectual property holders throughout Europe and the rest of the world

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

Copie de concept et concurrence déloyale: une action délicate à bien anticiper

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • September 3 2013

Dans un arrêt récent du 4 juillet 2013 opposant la société Ameliste à la société Zankyou Ventures, la Cour d’Appel de Paris a rappelé qu’il ne peut y