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Paris appeals court confirms eBay’s liability for selling counterfeit and unauthorized LVMH perfumes on auction website
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • November 30 2010

In sharp contrast to the outcome of a similar lawsuit has resolved in the United States, the Paris Court of Appeal has upheld a 2008 verdict holding that online auctioneer eBay is liable for the sale of counterfeit goods or goods that are selected for special distribution via its online auction website


Pleas of inadmissibility based on the extinction of rights by acquiescence may be made against famous or well-known trademarks
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • January 29 2015

It is the first time the French Supreme Court has an occasion to make a determination on this issue. The French Supreme Court handed down a leading


The liability of service providers in the information society. Reflections about the judgment of the European Court of Justice delivered on 23 March 2010 in joined cases C-236 to 238 08 Google v Louis Vuitton and others before the CJ (formerly ECJ)
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • June 21 2010

The liability of the company Google France as provider of data storage services online is analysed in the recent Judgment of the CJ in cases C-23608, C-23708 and C-23808


L’Oréal v. eBay: the Court of Justice of the European Union tightens liability of online marketplace operators the CJEU
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
  • August 11 2011

The long awaited decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union in L’Oréal v. eBay was handed down last month


Registry and registrar not liable for infringing domain names
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • December 10 2012

In a recent case the Paris Court of Appeal considered the liability of a registry and a registrar for the registration of domain names that allegedly infringed trademarks


Internationalized domain names (IDN) available to .fr owners on May 3
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • France
  • March 29 2012

On May 3, 2012, owners of .FR and other French country code top-level domains will be able to apply for their domain name registrations in Spanish, German, and French translations


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


TMCH quiz
  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
  • France
  • September 24 2013

Think you have read all about the TMCH and the new Gtlds extensions, but still don't know which ones to reserve ? The INLEX TMCH QUIZ is made for


Surveiller sa marque parmi les AdWords ? Avantages, risques et enjeux au regard de l'arrêt de la Cour de cassation du 14052013 et de l'ordonnance du TGI de Paris en date du 20062013
  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
  • France
  • October 4 2013

Par voie d’ordonnance et d’arrêt, les juridictions françaises ont récemment apporté un nouvel éclairage sur l’opportunité de surveiller sa marque


Supreme Court confirms use of competitor's trademark as keyword
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • June 3 2013

The Supreme Court has reaffirmed that a company is allowed to use a competitor's trademark as a keyword in Google's AdWords service, holding that