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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

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

Jurisdiction of French courts in case of online infringement: what are the relevant criteria?

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • April 14 2011

The Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court rendered a decision regarding the criteria to determine jurisdiction of French courts in case of online infringement of intellectual property rights

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

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
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  • 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

Deep links to TV replay websites do not infringe author rights - Paris Court of First Instance, decision of 18 June 2010, M6 Group v. SDBS Active

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • October 14 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance provided further guidance on the enforcement of performance and database rights under French copyright law, in particular on the setting up of deep links to TV replay websites

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

France shifts away from three-strikes internet ban policy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • October 16 2013

In July 2013 the French government decided to abandon the anti-piracy policy that threatened persistent offenders with internet disconnection. In

Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement

Websites linking to third-party content - recent decisions

  • William Fry
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2013

A number of recent cases have raised questions about whether or not the common practice of website linking can amount to copyright infringement. A

Decree specifies the characteristics of the “carte musique jeune”

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • January 6 2011

The Government has published in the Official Gazette the decree establishing the "carte musique jeune", the sale of which began on 28 October 2010 (Decree