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Domain names may infringe droit d'auteur

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • September 8 2014

The Lyons Court of Appeal has confirmed a first-instance decision which found that the registration and use of a domain name constituted not only

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

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

Appeal court finds AFNIC not liable for failing to 'freeze' a domain name

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • December 19 2011

In October 2009 the French Association for Internet Names and Cooperation (AFNIC), the registry for the '.fr' country-code top-level domain, was ordered to pay compensation of 4,500 to the owner of the FRANCE LOTS trademark for failing to 'freeze' a domain name upon its request

Peer to peer (P2P) legislation

  • Abril Abogados
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  • Canada, France, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 13 2012

Since 2006, when the first European Regulation against illegal downloading was enacted by Finland, most of EU Member States have followed the example

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

Paris Court of Appeal holds that Dailymotion is a host and did not have knowledge of infringing material

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • October 27 2009

The Paris Court of Appeal has held, overruling a previous First Instance Court decision, that the Dailymotion video sharing website was not liable for copyright infringement since it had not received adequate notification that content posted to its website by users was unlawful

Advocate General provides opinion in Google AdWords case

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 31 2009

In a combined reference for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de Cassation in France , Advocate General Maduro advised the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to rule that search engines selling keywords to advertisers cannot be liable for trademark infringement

The French “three strikes” system is raised from the dead

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • December 14 2009

On 22 September, the French Parliament passed a bill providing a new version of the "three strikes" system against persistent illegal filesharers

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