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Best practices for the online sale of medical drugs in France
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • September 27 2013

The online sale of medical drugs has been officially authorised in France following an ordinance of December 19th, 2012 (the "Ordinance") and its


New French law gives consumers greater rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 28 2008

In December 2007 the French Parliament adopted new legislation to develop competition for the benefit of consumers


France: Pinckney, the case continues as Supreme Court formulates its position
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • January 27 2014

On 22nd January 2014 the Cour de cassation issued a significant ruling concerning the jurisdiction of the French courts with regard to violation of


The liability of hosting service providers: what’s new under French law?
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • April 28 2008

A large number of significant judicial decisions have been made by French judges in the past few months relating to Web 2.0


Reduction of damages awarded for unpermitted use of client data: a direct consequence of the victim's insufficient security measures
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • July 5 2013

In this case, a French e-commerce operator noticed that its client list, containing the email addresses of 4.7 million clients and prospects, was


French judge dismisses the claims of French families association against SecondLife
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 23 2007

On 2 July 2007, a summary judge of the Paris first instance tribunal rejected the claim of two families associations against Linden Research, the operators of the online virtual world, SecondLife, and various web access providers


The Dailymotion case: a tough decision for internet hosting providers?
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 24 2007

Dailymotion is a free-of-charge website allowing internet users to host, store, upload and comment upon their personal videos


MySpace considered as a publisher by a French tribunal and found liable for copyright infringement by its members
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • October 23 2007

On 22 June 2007, a French humorist successfully sued MySpace before the Paris first instance tribunal for infringement of his author’s rights and personality rights, as his name, image and some of his sketches were published on a MySpace webpage without his authorisation


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


Toward the adoption of initial interest confusion
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • June 27 2011

Under the doctrine of initial interest confusion in US trade mark law, there may be a finding of infringement where, as a result of the use by an advertiser of a third party’s trade mark, a consumer, who was initially interested in the advertisement in which said trade mark was used, later discovers, before making the purchase of goods or services, that such products or services in fact do not originate from the owner of the trade mark but from a competitor