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William Klein vs./ John Galliano

On March 28, 2007, the John Galliano Company was severely condemned by the Paris Court of First Instance for an advertisement which reminded artisticwork of arts of W. Klein, known as “painted contacts”(this work used contact boards photos enlarged and decorated with painting color marks). The Court ordered that Galliano should pay € 200,000 for…

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Orangette product shape

On June 8, 2007, the Paris Court of First Instance considered this mark as distinctive for « cocoa, chocolate, chocolate products ». For the judge, this shape was neither necessary nor in relation with the substantial quality, taste or consistency of the products.   In fact, considering its specific size, composition and loop, this shape…

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Distribution on TV

<!–[if !mso]> st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } <![endif]–> The Court of Justice of the European Communities (CJCE) ruled that the distribution of a signal by television means in an hotel room to the clients must be regarded as a public communication falling within the European copyright provisions. The private character of the hotel rooms has not been regarded…

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Inlex launches its new department: LexValue ®

Due to the increasing weight of intangible assets in the valuation of companies, we decided to create a new department to satisfy our clients’ needs regarding the evaluation and the legal optimization of their trademarks and domain names.This department has been created by Franck Soutoul (Partner) and is composed of Jean-Philippe Bresson and Séverine Fitoussi…

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IP professionals merger : inside and outside views

While in France arises the question of a possible merger between Lawyers and Industrial Property Attorneys, we found interesting to interview French and foreign Lawyers to know better about their scope of action and to have their opinion about this new situation to come. Mrs Anne-Marie PECORARO, Lawyer in Paris and Mr Ian BARTLETT Lawyer…

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Coming soon : a French new law to fight counterfeiting !

The new bill was drafted by the French Government on February 7, 2007 in order to improve the tools in the fight against counterfeiting. Its scope of application concerns all industrial and intellectual property rights including indications of origin and geographical indications. This draft of bill is the French version of a Community Directive dated…

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Please answer the Iphone tm

The dispute between Apple and Cisco relating to the trademark IPHONE was just settled on February 21, 2007.  The two companies were opposing since Apple had launched its new widescreen mobile phone on January, 9, 2007, one month after Linksys ( a Cisco subsidiary) had launched its Iphone.

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