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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
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  • France
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  • 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

Streaming music website ordered to pay 1 million in damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • June 15 2011

The Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed a court decision sentencing the creators of "radioblobclub.fr", a website for streaming music, to pay 1 million in damages to two collecting societies as a result of their "unlawful exploitation of musical works" without first securing from the rights holders the rights to stream

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

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • 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

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
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  • France
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  • 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

Cierre de webs de descarga ilegal

  • Abril Abogados
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  • France, Spain, USA
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  • January 31 2014

Si hace unos meses era IsoHunt quien llegaba a un Acuerdo con la patronal de la industria cinematografica de EEUU, la Motion Picture

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

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

Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • 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