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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


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


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


Decree specifies the characteristics of the “carte musique jeune”
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • January 6 2011

The Government has published in the Official Gazette the decree establishing the "carte musique jeune", the sale of which began on 28 October 2010 (Decree


French Supreme Court: Internet intermediaries must pay for blocking measures against illegal streaming websites
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • August 3 2017

On 6 July 2017, the French Supreme Court (Cour de cassation) confirmed a decision of the Paris Court of Appeal dated 15 March 2016 (RG No. 0402016


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


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


Decree defining gross negligence finally published
  • Baker McKenzie
  • France
  • August 24 2010

The Decree n2010-695 on "defining the misdemeanour of gross negligence for the protection of the literary and artistic property" has been published


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


CJEU: French connection - when online infringement crosses borders
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • February 17 2017

This short IP Enforcement V-log, summarises a recent claim of online infringement in which French courts were permitted to proceed against online