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Google held liable for copyright infringement for bulk scanning of books
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • February 28 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance's third chamber has ruled that Google Inc.’s bulk scanning of books for its Google Book Search website, done without permission from copyright holders, infringed the copyrights on hundreds of French books

Copie de concept et concurrence déloyale: une action délicate à bien anticiper
  • France
  • September 3 2013

Dans un arrêt récent du 4 juillet 2013 opposant la société Ameliste à la société Zankyou Ventures, la Cour d’Appel de Paris a rappelé qu’il ne peut y

Appeal court finds AFNIC not liable for failing to 'freeze' a domain name
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • December 19 2011

In October 2009 the French Association for Internet Names and Cooperation (AFNIC), the registry for the '.fr' country-code top-level domain, was ordered to pay compensation of 4,500 to the owner of the FRANCE LOTS trademark for failing to 'freeze' a domain name upon its request

E-bay outbid on French fakes
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • France
  • June 25 2008

A French Court has held eBay liable for the sale of counterfeit goods in a surprising move which is likely to encourage intellectual property holders throughout Europe and the rest of the world

French Supreme Court rules against Tiscali in Lucky Comics hosting liability case
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 10 2010

In the first hosting liability case to reach the French Supreme Court, Tiscali has been held not to qualify as a host of personal web pages stored for its users

eBay wins some (in the US), loses some (in France)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, France, USA
  • August 8 2008

A French court has ordered eBay to pay damages to Hermès, after determining that eBay did not sufficiently ensure that its website would not be used for illegal activities

New decree for .FR defines legitimate interest and bad faith
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • August 19 2011

Regular Anchovy News readers will recall that in October 2010, the French Constitutional Court ruled that certain provisions of the French Posts and Electronic Communications Code (the "Code") were unconstitutional and that, as a consequence, new legislation (articles L.45 ff of the Code) was adopted on 22 March 2011

Trademark infringement on the web: a bailiff affidavit has no probative value if the investigation was not technically sound
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • February 21 2007

A decision of the Paris Court of Appeal on 17 November 2006 regarding the conduct of a bailiff’s investigation could be relevant to future trademark infringement litigation

The last twists and turns of the Google saga
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 27 2007

In the last six months there have been new developments in the “Google saga” regarding the liability of Google for its AdWords services

A sparkling decision
  • Wedlake Bell
  • France, United Kingdom
  • November 6 2007

CIVC, the French champagne wine-growers trade association has won on appeal its complaint under Nominet’s Dispute Resolution Service Policy concerning the unauthorized registration of the domain name champagne.co.uk (the “Domain Name”