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France - CNIL issues 100,000 fine against Google Inc. over the 'right to be forgotten'
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • France
  • March 10 2016

The CJEU decision dated 13 May 2014 (the Google Spain case), required that upon a data subject’s valid request, operators of search engines should


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


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


Court orders transfer and damages for fraudulent domain name registration
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • May 16 2016

In a January 14 2016 decision the Paris Court of First Instance ruled that the domain name 'tecnokar.fr' had been fraudulently registered, as it


Using trade mark rights to counter domain snatchers in France and elsewhere
  • Marks & Clerk
  • France, Global
  • March 21 2017

Commercial practices in the domain name business can lead to small web entities losing their domain names. Here, we consider some of the options that


Global Intellectual Property Newsletter - 13th Issue - IP Topics from around the Globe
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

Welcome to the 13th edition of the Clifford Chance Global IP Newsletter. In this first Newsletter of 2017, our global IP Team would like to provide


Noms de domaine : restitution, faute de caractère contrefaisant, d'un nom de domaine transféré par décision UDRP
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • April 4 2017

Le 8 novembre 2016, la Cour d'appel de Paris a jugé qu'un nom de domaine transféré par décision UDRP devait être restitué à son titulaire initial


Antitrust and Competition - The EU Weekly Briefing (13 February 2017)
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 13 2017

On 6 February 2017, the General Court rejected a bid brought by Internacional de Productos Metálicos, a Spanish seller of screws and bolts, to obtain


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