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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

Legal flash - Bureau de Paris - Actualités en droit social - Juillet 2014 - IL est fortement recommande aux salaries de parametrer les criteres de confidentialite de leur compte Facebook (calyon 24 Mars 2014 n 13-03463, Ch. Soc. A, sa catesson Cd)

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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  • France
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  • July 9 2014

La cour d’appel de Lyon a été confrontée à la question de la légitimité du licenciement d’un salarié ayant tenu des propos diffamatoire sur les

France launches ambitious “digital plan”

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • October 30 2008

On October 20, 2008 the French government announced sweeping measures to make France a leading digital economy by 2012

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

Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling

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

Why is the French deal of Hachette with Google so much better than the one reached by the US publishing companies?

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France, USA
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  • November 19 2010

In 2004, Google launched its "Books Library Project" in order to create a universal library online by digitising books and making it available for consultation on one of its application

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

A free internet once again for France?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • France
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  • January 9 2013

At the start of this year, the second-largest French ISP, Free, took the surprising decision to release an update for its customers which allowed them to

Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement