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Our IP team presents the case of an influencer who sued the fashion company MAJE for infringement of her copyright, as well as for acts of unfair and parasitic competition. Article L. 112-1 of the French Intellectual Property Code states that “The ... read more
Can a company be held liable for wrongful acts committed by its founder during the period prior to its registration? In the case at bar, the employee of an industrial engineering company (E.) had transferred several internal company documents from his work ... read more
In October 2022, journalist Marion Leclerc spent 48 hours in the Jura with members of the Morbier Syndicate to investigate their long battle against “copies”. On 18 November 2022, the Paris Court of Appeal finally ruled in favour of the Morbier ... read more
The practice of the “golden hello”, sign-on bonus, consists of paying an employee newly recruited by a company a certain financial incentive on signing their employment contract. It is sometimes provided in the employment contract that the ... read more
In this decision, the Conseil d’Etat illustrates the principle laid down in its decisions of 13 July 2021 of taxing the gain as a capital gain when it does not arise from the salaried duties performed by the beneficiary. The Conseil d’Etat (CE ... read more
In a decision ruled on 12 October 2022, Paris Court of Appeal reminded the delicate conditions under which a trademark made of a well-known surname must be used, and the – serious – risk for the purchaser of losing the right to use this ... read more
Among the many obligations that weigh on commercial companies are those relating to the annual financial statements drawn up at the close of each financial year (Article L123-12 of the French Commercial Code). Nevertheless, in order to reduce the burden on ... read more
In the absence of a regulation in the Constitution, of a definition in the Labor Code and because of the abundance of litigation due to the exercise of the right to strike, jurisprudence has progressively defined a precise, albeit evolving, framework of the ... read more
The French Highest Court confirms the impossibility for a company to carry forward to its subsequent profitable fiscal years the foreign tax credits not used due to a loss-making situation. The decision of the French Conseil d’Etat of 8 March 2023 ... read more
It’s one of our differences that our clients much appreciate: our international network MSI, which associate more than 250 lawfirms in the world! We will meet again with our EMEA fellow members in Bucharest at the MSI EMEA Regional Conference taking ... read more
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