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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

France shifts away from three-strikes internet ban policy

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • October 16 2013

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

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

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
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  • 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

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

HADOPI decrees published

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • October 19 2010

The Decree relating to the procedure applicable before the High Authority of Diffusion of the Artworks and Protection of Rights on Internet (HADOPI) Commission has been published in the Official Journal

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

Batter up! New decree implements France's three strikes law

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • France
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  • August 14 2010

On July 27, the French government published Decree No. 2010-872, which establishes procedures for implementing a controversial "three strikes" Internet piracy law

Decree defining gross negligence finally published

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • August 24 2010

The Decree n2010-695 on "defining the misdemeanour of gross negligence for the protection of the literary and artistic property" has been published

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