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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


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


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


Auction house photographer in France wins lawsuit against artnet
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • France
  • March 17 2015

A court of appeal in Paris has ordered online auction house artnet to pay damages of 764,412 Euros to auction house photographer Stéphane Briolant


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


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


Copyright levies in France the saga continues
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • April 11 2013

There have been new developments in France in the copyright levies saga. The French Conseil Constitutionnel ("Constitutional Court") and the Private


Principal rules governing the right to use a person’s image
  • INLEX IP EXPERTISE
  • France
  • October 31 2013

Any person has the RIGHT TO OPPOSE to the reproduction and dissemination of hisher own image, as such image is considered as personal data


Online copyright infringement: when Google images finally meets French law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • March 9 2011

While Google’s exemption from liability for trademark infringement through its AdWords service has now been well established by the Supreme Court, the situation with regard to copyright infringement remains more uncertain. The latest service to be considered is the Google Images search, in regard to which the Paris Court of Appeal recently issued a long-awaited ruling


Decompilation infringement exception applied against Nintendo in dispute over DS linker modchips
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 2 2010

Applying a decompilation exception to copyright infringement derived from the EU Software Directive, a French criminal court has ruled in a preliminary hearing that 'Linker' cards do not infringe Nintendo's copyright