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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

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

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

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

Notoriety of a generic domain name: risks and issues
  • France
  • January 16 2014

The Vente-Privee.com trademark has been canceled! The decision caused quite a stir, because - whatever people may say - it is indeed shocking! The

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
  • 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

French football league draws in domain name recovery battle
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • June 9 2014

The French professional football league, the Ligue de Football Professionnel, recently attempted to recover two domain names corresponding to the designation of the French main football competition, the Ligue 1, using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP

Online betting: court cancels trademarks of past monopoly beneficiary
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • December 15 2010

In recent years, the fierce competition among the various actors in the online betting industry has seen many trademark disputes come before the French courts

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

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