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Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Paris appeals court confirms eBay’s liability for selling counterfeit and unauthorized LVMH perfumes on auction website

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • France
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  • November 30 2010

In sharp contrast to the outcome of a similar lawsuit has resolved in the United States, the Paris Court of Appeal has upheld a 2008 verdict holding that online auctioneer eBay is liable for the sale of counterfeit goods or goods that are selected for special distribution via its online auction website

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

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

Blocking online sales: new ruling from European Court of Justice

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 14 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that a restriction imposed on the online sale of cosmetics and personal care products breaches EU competition rules and cannot be justified in the terms of the block exemption for distribution and supply agreements

French Supreme Court: Google did not abuse dominant position

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 3 2013

On 16 April 2013, the French Supreme Court upheld the Paris Court of Appeals decision of 16 November 2011, thus confirming that Google did not abuse

The liability of hosting service providers: what’s new under French law?

  • Bird & Bird
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  • France
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  • April 28 2008

A large number of significant judicial decisions have been made by French judges in the past few months relating to Web 2.0

Supreme Court confirms use of competitor's trademark as keyword

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 3 2013

The Supreme Court has reaffirmed that a company is allowed to use a competitor's trademark as a keyword in Google's AdWords service, holding that

New episode in VENTE-PRIVEE.COM saga

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • March 16 2015

In a July 23 2014 decision the Lyons First-Instance Tribunal considered whether a trademark consisting of the domain name VENTE-PRIVEE.COM (the term

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