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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


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


Google faces French copyright fine for not removing infringing videos
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • France
  • March 24 2011

Less than two weeks after Attorney-General Robert McLelland flagged the expansion of Australia's safe-harbour protections to include user-generated content distributors such as Google and Yahoo!, a Paris appeals court has found that Google infringed the copyrights of three documentary producers and an unidentified photographer, despite the availability of a similar 'mere conduit' defence under the European Directive on Electronic Commerce


HADOPI, full steam ahead!
  • Ichay & Mullenex Avocats
  • France
  • October 7 2010

From the implementation of the law on May 12, 2009, the High Authority for Dissemination of Works and Protection of Rights on the Internet (HADOPI) has been preparing the procedure to fight piracy, promoting legal online sales and warning pirates about the consequences of being caught illegally downloading protected content


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


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


France - SACEM, Universal Music and YouTube agreement on the remuneration of authors
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • April 30 2013

On 3 April 2013, the French music collecting society SACEM, Universal Music Publishing International and YouTube have announced to have entered into


French court orders the blockade on The Pirate Bay
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • January 14 2015

France has become the latest of a long list of countries to have blocked access to The Pirate Bay website following a ruling of the Paris Court


Cierre de webs de descarga ilegal
  • Abril Abogados
  • France, Spain, USA
  • January 31 2014

Si hace unos meses era IsoHunt quien llegaba a un Acuerdo con la patronal de la industria cinematografica de EEUU, la Motion Picture


Batter up! New decree implements France's three strikes law
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • France
  • August 14 2010

On July 27, the French government published Decree No. 2010-872, which establishes procedures for implementing a controversial "three strikes" Internet piracy law