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Newsletter - commercial contracts

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • France, Germany
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  • February 24 2014

Article L.442-6, paragraph 1, indent 2 of the Commercial Code prohibits subjecting or attempting to subject a commercial partner to commercial

Global whistleblower hotlines: new French restrictions require immediate program amendments

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • France
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  • May 24 2011

US companies with subsidiaries or operations in France have until 7 June 2011 to make any required amendments to their whistleblower programs in France in order to comply with new data protection rules there

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

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

Selective distribution for cosmetics and EU competition rules on online sales

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • European Union, France
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  • March 16 2011

On March 3 2011 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General Ján Mazák issued a nonbinding opinion on Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique SAS v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence and Ministre de l'Économie, de l'Industrie et de l'Emploi (Case C-43909

French court rules eBay is liable for counterfeit sales of Hermes goods

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • France
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  • July 24 2010

Internet businesses that are more than passive host sites should take note that a French court found that eBay is a "publisher of online brokering services" because it goes beyond "purely technical, automatic and passive site host services."

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

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

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

AdWords: Paris Court of Appeal confirms Google is a mere provider of hosting services

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • December 18 2013

In a recent decision dated 11 December 2013, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed that Google is a mere provider of hosting services within the