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Breach of non-disclosure agreement and unfair competition
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • June 28 2011

Net Innovations developed a software program with functionalities that were similar to the software belonging to Kaolink


The High Court of Paris dismisses suit by collecting society against video sharing site
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 19 2011

The High Court of Paris has rejected a legal action for alleged "acts of infringement" initiated by the Civil Society of Phonogram Producers in France (SPPF), the French collecting society managing the rights of independent record producers, against YouTube


French administrative court confirms CNIL decision sanctioning violation of "right to be forgotten" by online case law database
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • July 8 2015

On 23 March 2015, the Conseil d'Etat, the highest administrative court in France and the court of appeal for CNIL's decisions, confirmed a CNIL


13 complaints before the ECtHR against France and its Surveillance Law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France
  • April 25 2016

In July 2015, France passed a new law that regulated intelligence activities and provided a legal framework for intelligence agencies to implement


Changing position of the Paris High Court on suggested search queries
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • December 7 2010

In a decision given in summary proceedings in July 2010, the Paris High Court (TGI Paris) ruled that Google was not liable when its Google Suggest service associated the word "fraud" with a company's name


Seizure of documents, including e-mails to attorney, held valid
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • April 18 2011

The French Supreme Court has ruled that seizure of e-mails is not void even though some of the e-mails seized had been sent by an attorney and were covered by professional confidentiality


Blocking of unregulated gambling sites
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 17 2012

Decree No. 2011-2122 (the Decree), which sets out the framework for application of Article 61 of Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 on the introduction of competition and sector regulation of gambling and online gambling, was published on 30 December 2011


Whistleblowing systems: the CNIL takes a new step toward more flexibility
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 19 2014

On 30 January 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a deliberation no. 2014-042, once again modifying the deliberation no


Confidential computer data theft
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 31 2012

The Clermont-Ferrand Criminal Court sentenced a former employee who had stolen customer and supplier data files from his former employer


Sentence imposed for "camcording"
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • May 31 2012

On 12 January 2012, the Criminal Court of Dax sentenced a "camcording" pirate to nine months in prison (subject to reprieve) and to pay 373,500 in damages