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How to use the (R) , TM or (C) symbols

  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
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  • France
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  • February 13 2014

means "Registered Trademark" (as validated by the Patent & Trademark Office). TM means "Trademark" (any mark filed with a Trademark Office

Legal flash - Bureau de París - Juillet 2014 - Reprise d’une idée publicitaire: risque de concurrence déloyale

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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  • France
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  • July 9 2014

Les idées n’étant pas protégeables, la reprise d’une idée originale utilisée à des fins publicitaires n’est pas en soi, répréhensible. Ce pendant

Measures to limit online copyright infringement

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • November 19 2012

The creative industries argue that piracy costs the industry £400m a year in lost revenue

Legal flash - Bureau de París - Juillet 2014 - Une société ne saurait revendiquer des droits d’auteur sur le dessin d’un tissu dont le motif est banal

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
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  • France
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  • July 9 2014

Une société qui crée, fabrique et commercialise des tissus, constate en 2011 qu’une chaîne de magasins de grande distribution, commercialise des

Copyright levies in France the saga continues

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, France
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  • April 11 2013

There have been new developments in France in the copyright levies saga. The French Conseil Constitutionnel ("Constitutional Court") and the Private

Fired! For having downloaded music illegally from work

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • July 19 2011

On March 31st 2011, the Court of Appeal of Versailles upheld that the act, for an employee, of illegally downloading music files on his professional computer during working hours should be considered as serious misconduct and may justify his dismissal

French courts ordered to block and delist 16 streaming websites

  • White & Case LLP
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  • France
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  • January 11 2014

Last November, French courts have, for the first time, ordered to block entire video streaming websites based on specific laws against copyright

Moving the legal joystick: can copyright become a real incentive for the videogames industry?

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • February 19 2012

The French Parliament has recently released a report on the legal status of videogames, following a six-month study led by MP Patrice MARTIN-LALANDE between May 30 and November 30 2011 upon the request of the Prime Minister (the “Report”

The French Supreme Court confirmed the sui generis right on France Telecom's "orange" directory database

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • February 28 2011

In a decision dated 23 March 2010, the French Supreme Court ("Cour de cassation") confirmed two principles of importance for both competition law and copyright law

Survive or be terminated

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • October 4 2012

Recent developments in Germany concerning the survival of sublicenses after termination or expiration of the main license should alert licensors to re-evaluate their licensing models and to take additional steps to ensure they retain sufficient control of their intellectual property