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
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
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
If the approach to French author’s rights has been “individualist”, historically, attached to the author as a physical person, in practice, it can be relatively complicated for the employee creations regime to respect that. Effectively, ... read more
Our practices in IP law, Trademarks and Designs, Copyrights have achieved this year a new high ranking in The Legal 500 EMEA. This is the opportunity to thank our clients and our partners for their trust and collaboration. And congratulations to the whole ... read more
Under a recent ruling (8 December 2022, RG n°19/11225), the Aix-en-Provence Court of Appeal recalled that an author’s moral rights on a work affixed to a building might face limitations. In this particular case, in 1997, Saint-Georges-d’Orques ... read more
Our intellectual property team is very pleased to have assisted the SYNDICAT INTERPROFESSIONNEL DE DEFENSE DU FROMAGE MORBIER in the final stage of this legal saga, which has just been concluded by the judgment of the Paris Court of Appeal on November 18, ... read more
The epic legal battle opposing Frida Kahlo’s legal beneficiaries to the Frida Kahlo Corporation, the company that has marketed visuals using the painter’s effigy since 2004, continues! Our Intellectual Property team reviews these latest ... read more
A registered trademark gives its owner the right to oppose the use in business of (1) an identical sign to designate products or services that are identical to those of its earlier trademark (2) a sign that is identical or similar to the earlier trademark ... read more
Technophiles and science fiction fans fantasised about the metaverse for a long time. That fantasy has become a tangible reality, offering real business, marketing, and advertising opportunities. Numerous companies are investing and offering virtual ... read more
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