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Measures to limit online copyright infringement

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • 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

Google’s legal challenges will have a ripple effect

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • France, USA
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  • April 13 2011

Google’s influence is pervasive, and the outcomes of the many legal actions pending against the company will reverberate in many quarters

French courts ordered to block and delist 16 streaming websites

  • White & Case LLP
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

France - VLCBlu-Ray interoperability

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • April 30 2013

Further to a request filed by the VideoLan association (developer of the VLC Media Player software) before the High Authority for the Diffusion of

France - SACEM, Universal Music and YouTube agreement on the remuneration of authors

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • April 30 2013

On 3 April 2013, the French music collecting society SACEM, Universal Music Publishing International and YouTube have announced to have entered into

Take down, stay down: Paris Court of Appeal confirms hosting providers have no general monitoring obligation

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • July 15 2013

In a recent decision dated 21 June 2013, the Paris Court of Appeal endorsed the reasoning adopted a year ago by the French Supreme Court in three

La creation est (presque) en toute chose

  • Granrut Avocats
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  • France
  • -
  • May 5 2014

La Librairie Droz, éditeur d'un ensemble de poèmes médiévaux, assignait un second éditeur sur le fondement de la

HADOPI, full steam ahead!

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • France
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  • October 7 2010

From the implementation of the law on May 12, 2009, the High Authority for Dissemination of Works and Protection of Rights on the Internet (HADOPI) has been preparing the procedure to fight piracy, promoting legal online sales and warning pirates about the consequences of being caught illegally downloading protected content

Google faces French copyright fine for not removing infringing videos

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • France
  • -
  • March 24 2011

Less than two weeks after Attorney-General Robert McLelland flagged the expansion of Australia's safe-harbour protections to include user-generated content distributors such as Google and Yahoo!, a Paris appeals court has found that Google infringed the copyrights of three documentary producers and an unidentified photographer, despite the availability of a similar 'mere conduit' defence under the European Directive on Electronic Commerce

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