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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

Internationalized domain names (IDN) available to .fr owners on May 3

  • Fish & Richardson PC
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  • France
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  • March 29 2012

On May 3, 2012, owners of .FR and other French country code top-level domains will be able to apply for their domain name registrations in Spanish, German, and French translations

Highlights of the ever-changing world of domain names

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • January 7 2013

As we enter into a New Year it is a good time for an overview of events in the world of domain names. Here are the highlights from 2012. The .corp

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

Franchise and TMCH: an ardent subject for all networks interested in the internet!

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • February 20 2014

The issue we are raising in this article is whether the new Generic Top Level Domains (Gtld) are of particular interest for a Network

Médiamétrie interferes with the management of media groups' trademarks on the internet

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • January 6 2014

With its new audience measuring system, Médiamétrie (a company specializing in audience monitoring and media market surveys in

The Court of cassation clarifies eBay’s status: eBay is an editor!

  • Dreyfus & associés
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  • France
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  • February 14 2013

The Court of cassation puts an end to the French case law hesitations by stating, in 3 decisions, that eBay is an editor. Web host or editor? Indeed

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

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