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Breach of non-disclosure agreement and unfair competition
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • June 28 2011

Net Innovations developed a software program with functionalities that were similar to the software belonging to Kaolink


French Supreme Court upholds employer's access to employee emails
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • March 29 2010

The French Supreme Court (the Cour de Cassation) has confirmed the position of the Angers Court of Appeal, which ruled that an employer can freely access its employee's emails located on his company-issued computer


Seizure of emails by the French Competition Authority are beyond the scope of the Data Protection Act
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • June 7 2010

The Versailles Court of Appeal has ruled that seizures carried out by the Competition Authority are not covered by the Data Protection Act


Advertisers on piracy websites are not accomplices to copyright infringement
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • April 12 2011

The French Supreme Court has affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals and dismissed the claim of copyright holders that the advertisers on piracy websites should be considered accomplices to copyright infringement


Scope of the authorisation to broadcast a person's image
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • May 11 2012

The French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) has rendered a decision relating to the scope of the authorisation to broadcast a person's image under French contract law


Blocking of unregulated gambling sites
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • May 17 2012

Decree No. 2011-2122 (the Decree), which sets out the framework for application of Article 61 of Law No. 2010-476 of 12 May 2010 on the introduction of competition and sector regulation of gambling and online gambling, was published on 30 December 2011


Whistleblowing systems: the CNIL takes a new step toward more flexibility
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • February 19 2014

On 30 January 2014, the French Data Protection Authority (the CNIL) issued a deliberation no. 2014-042, once again modifying the deliberation no


Paris Court of Appeal decision on unauthorised access to IT system
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • November 19 2009

The Paris Court of Appeal ruled that Damien Bancal, a French journalist writing for "zataz.com", an internet magazine specialising in cybercrime, was guilty of fraudulent access to an IT system and was fined 2,000


Supreme Court rules on employer's access to employee's "personal" files on company-issued computers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • January 4 2010

The Labour chamber of the French Supreme Court ruled that an employer is entitled to open an employee's file stored on the employee's computer, which is not clearly marked as personal


No geo-location data without prior notification to employees
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • January 12 2011

The Dijon Court of Appeal has ruled that an employer cannot use the location data of an employee to justify his dismissal if the location device was not previously and individually brought to the attention of the employee concerned and was not covered by a notification filed with the French Data Protection Agency (CNIL