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Paris Court of Appeal orders video-sharing website Dailymotion to pay substantial damages for failure to promptly remove infringing content

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
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  • December 16 2014

In a recent decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 2 December 2014, the French video-sharing website Dailymotion was held liable to pay more

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 court orders the blockade on The Pirate Bay

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • January 14 2015

France has become the latest of a long list of countries to have blocked access to The Pirate Bay website following a ruling of the Paris Court

Legal flash - Bureau de Paris - Mars 2014 - Droit d’auteur sur internet et competence des juridictions : le retour du critere de l’accessibilite (CASS, Janvier 22, 2014, No. 10-15890 (FSPBI))

  • Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Le règlement 442001, dit Bruxelles I énonce qu'une juridiction d'un état membre peut connaitre d'un litige lorsque, en

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

Creator of French bittorrent website TorrentNews loses appeal

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • July 14 2011

The Court of Appeal of Aix-en-Provence has upheld the decision of the Court of First Instance and sentenced the creator of the website TorrentNews to a four-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 20,000 for copyright piracy

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

Google’s legal challenges will have a ripple effect

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • 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

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
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  • 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