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France: new law adopted to "strengthen the fight against counterfeiting"

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • April 7 2014

The French Parliament has passed a new Law No 2014-315 "Aimed at Strengthening the Fight Against Counterfeiting" which has entered into force on

Creation of fake social networking profile infringes privacy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • February 22 2011

The French High Court of Paris (TGI) sentenced an internet user who created a fake profile of a famous French comedian to pay a 1,500 fine and 2,500 in damages

Deep linking may not constitute copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • July 2 2010

The Court of First Instance of Nanterre has ruled that a web portal that provides a deep link to the website of a software developer where the latter's software can be downloaded does not constitute copyright infringement

New appeal court rulings add confusion to sports issues

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • April 7 2010

In Arsenal v Reed the European Court of Justice (ECJ) was asked whether a football club could prevent a third party from selling merchandised goods bearing its trademarks at the entrance of the club's stadium

Paris High Court applies French law in book scanning case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 22 2010

The 3rd Chamber of the Paris High Court (the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris) decided to apply French law to a case involving Google and French book editors

Google Books infringes French copyrights, but not trademarks

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • February 3 2010

The Paris High Court has found Google Inc liable for copyright infringement just as it is about to launch its new service, Google Editions, allowing consumers to purchase books that they have previewed on Google Books

How to build an IP rights infringement case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 18 2010

In civil proceedings the burden of proof requires the plaintiff to provide the judge with the relevant documents or information in support of its claim

Hadopi 2 gets nod from Constitutional Council

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • December 9 2009

On 22 October 2009, the French Constitutional Council gave a favourable decision on "Hadopi 2"

Advocate General provides opinion in the Google France Adwords cases

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 19 2009

The Advocate General has released his opinion in the Google Adwords cases being brought in the French courts

MP3 streaming website fined 1million for IP infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • October 19 2009

Radioblogclub.fr, a French website dedicated to MP3 streaming, was fined 1million for intellectual property (IP) infringement