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La proposition de directive sur le droit d'auteur dans le marché unique numérique
  • Granrut Avocats
  • European Union, France
  • December 5 2016

Le 14 septembre 2016, la Commission europenne a rendu publique une proposition de directive sur le droit d'auteur dans le cadre de sa stratgie de


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


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


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


Jurisdiction of French courts in case of online infringement: what are the relevant criteria?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • April 14 2011

The Criminal Chamber of the French Supreme Court rendered a decision regarding the criteria to determine jurisdiction of French courts in case of online infringement of intellectual property rights


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


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


French Court: Important ruling on ‘must carry’ override issue in real-time streaming case
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • March 4 2016

Leaving in place the lower court's 1million damages award, the Paris Court of Appeals recently held that the live streaming website "PlayTV"


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


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