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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

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

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

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

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

  • Locke Lord 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

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

Why use the .paris extension and how

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • October 29 2013

As everyone knows, the .Paris extension has been approved by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) and will be launched over the next few months. Why

Domain names

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • April 29 2011

The law adapting French Law to European Union legislation in the fields of health, employment and electronic communications (please see the Legal and regulatory update - February 2011) was adopted on 8 March 2011 and published in the Journal Officiel on 23 March 2011

Unsuccessful harvest for the Champagne domain

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France, Global
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  • August 19 2011

The Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC, the representative body of French Champagne producers), a body established by statute under the laws of France, recently lost a Complaint filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO

French court chips away at immunity for third-party content

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • France
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  • August 7 2010

On July 20, a regional French appeals court ruled that eBay International and eBay France were liable for an eBay vendor's sale of counterfeit goods