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Consequences of a breach of a trademark license agreement
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • France, European Union
  • June 22 2009

In the judgment of the European Court of Justice dated April 23, 2009 (C-5908), the following facts were at issue: Christian Dior Couture SA concluded a trademark license agreement with Société Industrielle Lingerie (SIL) in respect of the manufacture and distribution of luxury corsetry goods bearing the Christian Dior trademark, which is owned by Dior


Global Intellectual Property Newsletter A topic for 2016 - Digitalisation 4.0 - Issue 0616
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Global, Iran, Italy
  • June 14 2016

In an increasingly interconnected world, with increasingly powerful computational and modelling tools, our ability to gather and process large


E-bay outbid on French fakes
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • France
  • June 25 2008

A French Court has held eBay liable for the sale of counterfeit goods in a surprising move which is likely to encourage intellectual property holders throughout Europe and the rest of the world


The battle over the use of trade marks as Google AdWords decision of the European Court of Justice
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, France
  • March 24 2010

On 23 March 2010, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its preliminary ruling in relation to the Google AdWords system


France fines Glaxosmithkline for predatory pricing
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • April 19 2007

France’s competition agency, Conseil de la Concurrence, has fined GlaxoSmithKline PLC 10 million in the country’s first-ever prosecution for predatory pricing


France
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • France
  • December 14 2015

In France, the protection of designs is governed by the French IP Code as amended by Ordinance 6702001, which implemented the EU Designs Directive


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


Trade mark owners’ delight at luxury lingerie decision
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 14 2009

In a landmark ruling, the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) has confirmed that a trade mark owner may limit the kind of customers to whom their licensees can sell where this would damage the reputation of the trade mark


French court fines eBay 1.7 million for failing to block ads for counterfeit goods
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • France
  • December 12 2009

The Tribunal de Commerce in Paris has fined eBay 1.7 million ($2.6 million) for failing to sufficiently implement filtering measures to prevent the use of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, S.A., product names in the title or body of any auction postings on the eBay website


Paris court applies US fair use law to Google Image search
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • August 31 2008

In this case, the French Civil Court held that US law will apply in a copyright infringement case, even though the party suing was a French organisation