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Auction house photographer in France wins lawsuit against artnet

  • Boodle Hatfield
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  • France
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  • March 17 2015

A court of appeal in Paris has ordered online auction house artnet to pay damages of 764,412 Euros to auction house photographer Stéphane Briolant

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

Agence France Presse v. Morel

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • August 18 2014

District court upholds jury's award of maximum statutory copyright damages of $1.2 million, plus $20,000 in DMCA damages, finding sufficient evidence

Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling

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

French copyright law: a complex coexistence of moral and patrimonial prerogatives

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 4 2012

The French system of the ‘droit d’auteur’ (the right of the author) is generally perceived as being unique, and can be seen as a complex set of rules and principles that is directly opposed to the Anglo-Saxon copyright system

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

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

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

Protection of applied art works by copyright in France:counterfeiters wear out their shoe leather before French courts

  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
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  • France
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  • April 9 2013

Under French law, all forms of creative works can be protected by copyright independently of their type, form, merit or purpose: the work only has to