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How to use the (R) , TM or (C) symbols
  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
  • France
  • February 13 2014

means "Registered Trademark" (as validated by the Patent & Trademark Office). TM means "Trademark" (any mark filed with a Trademark Office


Christian Dior v Ash: lessons for filing infringement claims in France
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • June 24 2013

Famous design company Christian Dior Couture claimed to have created, in the Fall of 2006, a model of shoes named "Extreme Dior" which it


The power of earlier IP rights: French copyright work knocks out EU registered design
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union, France
  • May 21 2014

Whilst it is common to consider the interaction between IP rights of the same type, and the extent to which the earlier right affects the validity of


Fired! For having downloaded music illegally from work
  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
  • France
  • July 19 2011

On March 31st 2011, the Court of Appeal of Versailles upheld that the act, for an employee, of illegally downloading music files on his professional computer during working hours should be considered as serious misconduct and may justify his dismissal


Measures to limit online copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • November 19 2012

The creative industries argue that piracy costs the industry £400m a year in lost revenue


Protection of applied art works by copyright in France:counterfeiters wear out their shoe leather before French courts
  • Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati
  • France
  • April 9 2013

Under French law, all forms of creative works can be protected by copyright independently of their type, form, merit or purpose: the work only has to


Agence France Presse v. Morel
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • France, USA
  • August 18 2014

District court upholds jury's award of maximum statutory copyright damages of $1.2 million, plus $20,000 in DMCA damages, finding sufficient evidence


Copyright levies: the French Conseil d'Etat excludes professionals
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • July 21 2011

The exception of private copy and copyright levies are hot topics in France


Cross-Border Copyright Guide 2016
  • RPC
  • Australia, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, United Kingdom, USA, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Sweden
  • February 9 2016

Copyright rules across national boundaries are becoming increasingly relevant to businesses, particularly as the digital market makes its impact felt


Je suis Charlie
  • D&P Studio Legale
  • European Union, France, Italy
  • January 22 2015

Soon after the 7th January 2015 massacre, some journalists embraced the expression "Je suis Charlie" to support freedom of speech. The slogan spread