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Domain name complainant gambles and wins
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France, Global
  • August 22 2016

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organisation, a panel


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


New episode in VENTE-PRIVEE.COM saga
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • March 16 2015

In a July 23 2014 decision the Lyons First-Instance Tribunal considered whether a trademark consisting of the domain name VENTE-PRIVEE.COM (the term


Unsuccessful harvest for the Champagne domain
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France, Global
  • August 19 2011

The Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC, the representative body of French Champagne producers), a body established by statute under the laws of France, recently lost a Complaint filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO


Application of the "AdWords" decision of the CJEU and assessment of adverse effect on the trademark function of indicating origin
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • April 14 2011

The decision of the Court of Appeal provides the most detailed application of the recent "AdWords" decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in France


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


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


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


The Court of cassation clarifies eBay’s status: eBay is an editor!
  • Dreyfus & associés
  • France
  • February 14 2013

The Court of cassation puts an end to the French case law hesitations by stating, in 3 decisions, that eBay is an editor. Web host or editor? Indeed


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