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CFI upholds the European Commission's decision in predatory pricing case against Wanadoo
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • February 5 2007

On January 30, 2007, the European Court of First Instance (CFI) rejected the appeal lodged by France Telecom, parent company of the Internet Service Provider Wanadoo, against a decision of the European Commission of July 16, 2003 imposing a 10.35million fine on Wanadoo for allegedly charging predatory prices in breach of Article 82 of the EC Treaty


CFI upholds fine on France Telecom for predatory pricing practices
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • April 1 2007

On January 30, 2007, the European Court of First Instance (the CFI) rejected the appeal lodged by France Telecom, parent company of the Internet Service Provider Wanadoo, against a decision of the European Commission of July 16, 2003, imposing a 10.35 million fine on Wanadoo for allegedly charging predatory prices in breach of Article 82 of the EC Treaty


European Court of Justice confirms beer cartel fines:
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • April 1 2007

On February 8, 2007, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) upheld the judgment of the European Court of First Instance (CFI) imposing fines on the French food manufacturer Danone


Privacy and Data Protection - The EU modifies cookie rules
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Spain, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Italy
  • July 19 2011

26 May 2011 marked the date on which the new European rules on the use of cookies and similar web-tracking devices came into force - or at least it should have done


EU ruling on the prohibition of online sales
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • October 13 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union has today ruled that the restriction of online sales in a selective distribution agreement constitutes a restriction of competition "by object" under EU law (Case C-43909 Pierre Fabre Dermo-Cosmétique v Président de l'Autorité de la Concurrence, Others


European Commission challenges French broadcasting awards
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • September 30 2011

The European Commission said on September 29, 2011 that French plans to grant “bonus channels” to the incumbent commercial television broadcasters TF1, M6 and Canal violate European law


The status of hosting services provider in France: uncertainty remains after ECJ ruling
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • November 28 2011

The Directive on electronic commerce ("e-commerce Directive") and its adaptation to evolving practices has lead to lively debates, particularly in Europe and in France


French designation of a European patent take it to the limit
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • October 25 2011

In this landmark case, the Court of Appeal of Paris ruled that the French Patent Office has jurisdiction and power to limit the French designation of a European patent


Measures to limit online copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • November 19 2012

The creative industries argue that piracy costs the industry £400m a year in lost revenue


European telcos lobby for better pay; CDNs may hold the key
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • November 19 2012

A number of incumbent European telecom operators are lobbying, via their trade association ETNO, to get more money for carrying Internet traffic