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Take down, stay down: Paris Court of Appeal confirms hosting providers have no general monitoring obligation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • July 15 2013

In a recent decision dated 21 June 2013, the Paris Court of Appeal endorsed the reasoning adopted a year ago by the French Supreme Court in three


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


Paris Court of Appeal confirms blocking order against internet service and search engine providers
  • Nomos
  • France
  • May 12 2016

On March 15 2016 the Paris Court of Appeal issued an interesting ruling in the fight against online piracy and websites that infringe copyright and


Deep links to TV replay websites do not infringe author rights - Paris Court of First Instance, decision of 18 June 2010, M6 Group v. SDBS Active
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • October 14 2010

The Paris Court of First Instance provided further guidance on the enforcement of performance and database rights under French copyright law, in particular on the setting up of deep links to TV replay websites


Paris Court of Appeal orders video-sharing website Dailymotion to pay substantial damages for failure to promptly remove infringing content
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • December 16 2014

In a recent decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 2 December 2014, the French video-sharing website Dailymotion was held liable to pay more


Streaming music website ordered to pay 1 million in damages
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • June 15 2011

The Court of Appeal of Paris has confirmed a court decision sentencing the creators of "radioblobclub.fr", a website for streaming music, to pay 1 million in damages to two collecting societies as a result of their "unlawful exploitation of musical works" without first securing from the rights holders the rights to stream


Fight against online counterfeiting: French Minister for Culture and Communication wants providers of hosting services to get more involved
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • September 2 2013

In August 2012, the French Government asked Mr Pierre Lescure to draft a report on digital contents and cultural policy in the digital age. The


French courts ordered to block and delist 16 streaming websites
  • White & Case LLP
  • France
  • January 11 2014

Last November, French courts have, for the first time, ordered to block entire video streaming websites based on specific laws against copyright


HADOPI eport
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • February 28 2013

On 25 February 2013, the High Authority of Diffusion on the Art Works and Protection of Rights on the Internet (HADOPI) submitted its report on the


France - VLCBlu-Ray interoperability
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • April 30 2013

Further to a request filed by the VideoLan association (developer of the VLC Media Player software) before the High Authority for the Diffusion of