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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

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

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."

Online betting: court cancels trademarks of past monopoly beneficiary

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • December 15 2010

In recent years, the fierce competition among the various actors in the online betting industry has seen many trademark disputes come before the French courts

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

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

Notoriety of a generic domain name: risks and issues

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

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

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

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • 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