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

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

New Digital Republic Act adopted
  • Nomos
  • France
  • October 6 2016

One year ago the French government launched a new democratic experiment: an online public consultation on the draft bill on the 'Digital Republic'

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

Qataris score winning goal against French TV channel Canal
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • France
  • August 7 2014

BeIN Sports France won a crucial victory against Canal in the battle over lucrative sports broadcasting rights. The Commercial Court of Nanterre

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

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

Longchamp- French Supreme Court rules on copyright infringement
  • A&L Goodbody
  • France
  • June 9 2015

A French Supreme Court (the Cour de Cassation) has recently overturned a decision of the Paris Court of Appeal which had given a 2013 ruling in a

France a proposal for new laws in the field of copyright and cultural heritage
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • October 28 2014

On 22 October 2014, Fleur Pellerin, the French minister of culture and communication presented a proposal for a law adapting French law to EU law in

ECHR on freedom of expression and copyright
  • Nctm Studio Legale
  • European Union, France
  • February 28 2013

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), with its decision as of January 10, 2013, stated that a limit to copyright shall be found in the freedom