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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

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

New episode in VENTE-PRIVEE.COM saga

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • March 16 2015

In a July 23 2014 decision the Lyons First-Instance Tribunal considered whether a trademark consisting of the domain name VENTE-PRIVEE.COM (the term

Pleas of inadmissibility based on the extinction of rights by acquiescence may be made against famous or well-known trademarks

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • France
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  • January 29 2015

It is the first time the French Supreme Court has an occasion to make a determination on this issue. The French Supreme Court handed down a leading

Appeal court upholds eBay's liability, but reduces damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • September 22 2010

In an ongoing dispute between eBay and French luxury brand owners the LVMH group, on 30th June 2008 LVMH and several LVMH group companies obtained a strong victory through three decisions of the Paris Commercial Court

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

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

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

Notoriety of a generic domain name: risks and issues

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • January 16 2014

The Vente-Privee.com trademark has been canceled! The decision caused quite a stir, because - whatever people may say - it is indeed shocking! The

Surveiller sa marque parmi les AdWords ? Avantages, risques et enjeux au regard de l'arrêt de la Cour de cassation du 14052013 et de l'ordonnance du TGI de Paris en date du 20062013

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • October 4 2013

Par voie d’ordonnance et d’arrêt, les juridictions françaises ont récemment apporté un nouvel éclairage sur l’opportunité de surveiller sa marque