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French court orders the blockade on The Pirate Bay

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 14 2015

France has become the latest of a long list of countries to have blocked access to The Pirate Bay website following a ruling of the Paris Court

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

Paris Court of Appeal orders video-sharing website Dailymotion to pay substantial damages for failure to promptly remove infringing content

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • December 16 2014

In a recent decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 2 December 2014, the French video-sharing website Dailymotion was held liable to pay more

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

From the right to be forgotten to the right to an “e-reputation’’: first enforceability ordered by French court under penalty

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • December 16 2014

A few months after the European Court of Justice ruled on May 13, 2014 that search engines are considered personal data controllers under the EU Data

Application of the "AdWords" decision of the CJEU and assessment of adverse effect on the trademark function of indicating origin

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 14 2011

The decision of the Court of Appeal provides the most detailed application of the recent "AdWords" decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in France

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

France: a French court orders a Swiss company selling French game tickets over the internet to prevent French internet users from accessing part of its websites

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • France
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  • August 20 2014

On April 10, 2014, the Court of First Instance of Paris found that VIAGOGO, a Swiss company operating a website selling sports tickets on the

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

French court finds Google has editorial control over AdWords advertising

  • Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
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  • France
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  • December 13 2011

On November 14 2011 the Tribunal de Grande Instance de Paris (TGI) ruled against Google France and Google Ireland, finding that their AdWords service allowed a company to use an individual’s name as a keyword to trigger links to an article and photographs that infringed the individual’s rights to private life