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LFP obtains damages against unauthorised live streaming website
  • Nomos
  • France
  • May 14 2015

On March 19 2015 the Paris Court of First Instance ruled on an interesting case regarding hosting provider qualification and hyperlinking case law in

Global data & privacy update - 7 May 2015
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, China, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 7 2015

A class action lawsuit filed against eBay following a 2014 data breach has been dismissed by a US court this week. The breach uncovered personal data

Last episode in Vente-privée.com saga
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • May 11 2015

In a March 31 2015 decision the Paris Court of Appeal ended the ongoing judicial debate over whether the trademark consisting of the domain name

Twitter accepts jurisdiction of French court
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • France, USA
  • July 15 2013

Rather than fight French jurisdiction Twitter provided information regarding the identity of posters who allegedly violated French law by posting

"Say it with flowers"... But beware of keywords! - Paris court confirms that using trademarks as Google AdWords keywords is lawful
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • France
  • May 4 2015

Following the CJEU decisions in Google v. Louis Vuitton and Interflora v. Marks & Spencer, the Paris High Court recently confirmed that use of a

French Conseil d'Etat rules that acceptance of ToU is not valid consent for receiving marketing e-mails
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • May 6 2015

By its decision dated 11 March 2015, the French Conseil d’Etat (Administrative Supreme Court) positioned itself on a very interesting issue of how an

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

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

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

France when the public’s “right to know” outweighs the “right to be forgotten”
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • France
  • May 6 2015

For the first time in France since the ECJ's Costeja v. Google case, the balance has tipped in favor of the public's right to know in two recent

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Taiwan, USA, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to