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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paris court applies US fair use law to Google Image search

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • August 31 2008

In this case, the French Civil Court held that US law will apply in a copyright infringement case, even though the party suing was a French organisation

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