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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

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

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • 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

Decree defining gross negligence finally published

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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

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

La creation est (presque) en toute chose

  • Granrut Avocats
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 5 2014

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

Google’s legal challenges will have a ripple effect

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • 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
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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

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