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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

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

The liability of service providers in the information society. Reflections about the judgment of the European Court of Justice delivered on 23 March 2010 in joined cases C-236 to 238 08 Google v Louis Vuitton and others before the CJ (formerly ECJ)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, France
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  • June 21 2010

The liability of the company Google France as provider of data storage services online is analysed in the recent Judgment of the CJ in cases C-23608, C-23708 and C-23808

The French Supreme Court confirms the use of a competitor’s trademark as keyword

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • March 11 2013

This particular case involved two competitors, Cobrason and Solutions, which both sell video and hi-fi products online. Cobrason noticed that when an

CJEU sends clear message that luxury brands cannot prevent retailers selling online

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • European Union, France
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  • October 28 2011

On 13 October 2011, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down a judgment which makes it clear that a clause in a selective distribution agreement which operates as an absolute ban on internet sales has as its object the restriction of competition, and is therefore presumed to be unlawful

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

Registry and registrar not liable for infringing domain names

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • December 10 2012

In a recent case the Paris Court of Appeal considered the liability of a registry and a registrar for the registration of domain names that allegedly infringed trademarks

L’Oréal v. eBay: the Court of Justice of the European Union tightens liability of online marketplace operators the CJEU

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2011

The long awaited decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in L’Oréal v. eBay was handed down last month

French football league draws in domain name recovery battle

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • June 9 2014

The French professional football league, the Ligue de Football Professionnel, recently attempted to recover two domain names corresponding to the designation of the French main football competition, the Ligue 1, using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP

eBay settles litigation over online sales of counterfeit goods

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • France
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  • July 24 2014

If the people trying to imitate designer goods thought they could get away with selling their fake goods online, they were wrong and they