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Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • France
  • -
  • 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

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

HADOPI, full steam ahead!

  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
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  • 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

Decree specifies the characteristics of the “carte musique jeune”

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • 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

HADOPI decrees published

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • 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

HADOPI warning emails

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • February 3 2011

The High Authority for the distribution and protection of protected works on the Internet (HADOPI) is soon to enter the second stage of the staged warning process

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

Search engine exempt from liability

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • April 4 2011

On 26 January 2011, the Paris Court of Appeal ruled that "Google Images" is an information society service and thus benefits from the exemption from liability provided for under the LCEN for internet intermediaries