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The French Supreme Court adds a limitation to the moral rights of the author of an architectural work
  • Bersay & Associes
  • France
  • April 19 2013

The issue argued before the French Supreme Court (Cour de Cassation) was whether the abandonment of a portion of a building project for ten years


Google held liable for copyright infringement for bulk scanning of books
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France
  • February 28 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance's third chamber has ruled that Google Inc.’s bulk scanning of books for its Google Book Search website, done without permission from copyright holders, infringed the copyrights on hundreds of French books


Advocate General provides opinion in Google AdWords case
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • France, European Union
  • October 31 2009

In a combined reference for a preliminary ruling from the Cour de Cassation in France , Advocate General Maduro advised the European Court of Justice (ECJ) to rule that search engines selling keywords to advertisers cannot be liable for trademark infringement


Advocate General provides opinion in the Google France Adwords cases
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, France
  • November 19 2009

The Advocate General has released his opinion in the Google Adwords cases being brought in the French courts


Appeal court finds AFNIC not liable for failing to 'freeze' a domain name
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • December 19 2011

In October 2009 the French Association for Internet Names and Cooperation (AFNIC), the registry for the '.fr' country-code top-level domain, was ordered to pay compensation of 4,500 to the owner of the FRANCE LOTS trademark for failing to 'freeze' a domain name upon its request


eBay’s legal battles continue: a French victory and a prudent English test case
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
  • July 28 2009

While a French court found that eBay was not liable to L’Oréal for the sale of counterfeit cosmetics on its auction website, an English court determined it required guidance from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the interpretation of applicable directives before deciding key issues in a proceeding between the two parties


Intellectual property quarterly newsletter - December 2013
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, European Union, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 24 2013

On 26 November 2013, the President of OHIM issued a decision whereby, from 2 December 2013, decisions concerning refusals of Community Trade Mark


The headache for author employers in French law following the VAN CLEEF & ARPELS and LALIQUE cases
  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
  • France
  • February 11 2014

French Labour Law has historically been very protective of the interests of employees owing to the employee's supposedly weak position, resulting


Advocate General's opinion in the three French Google keyword references
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, France
  • September 23 2009

The Advocate General delivered his widely anticipated opinion today in three references to the European Court of Justice involving whether the AdWords system operated by Google amounted to trade mark infringement


Brand owners can prohibit sales to discount stores
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, France
  • June 10 2009

In the case of Copad SA v Christian Dior SA, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has confirmed that, in certain circumstances, a brand owner may prohibit the sale of its luxury goods in discount stores