(C-129/17 Mitsubishi v. Duma Forklifts and G.S. International BVBA – July 25, 2018) Background Duma and GSI have acquired from a company within the Mitsubishi group, outside the EEA, forklift trucks that they bring into EEA territory where they place them under a customs warehousing procedure. They then remove from those goods all the signs identical…Read more
About Karine MAMOU
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Site marchand : atteinte ou non atteinte à l’exclusivité territoriale du franchisé ? Là est la question !
In a decision rendered on September 10 last year, a French Supreme Court of Appeal stated that the launching of a merchant website by a franchisor is not a breach of the territorial exclusivity agreement entered into with a franchisee, even if the website concerned would allow products to be delivered at the franchisee. The…Read more
The development of mobile applications is a phenomenon that certainly cannot be ignored. Several thousand new applications for use on smartphone are offered every day to mobile Internet users to meet their practical and entertainment requirements. Why is it so? Mobile phone has become THE accessory on which practically anything is now feasible. This has…Read more
Lancement de nouvelles fonctionnalités par le réseau social Facebook: première étape faisant suite à demande croissante de sécurisation de l’Internet?
Facebook has come up with a new function called “verified pages and profiles”. This function, applied to certain profiles, will actually help Facebook users to directly identify authenticated accounts of their favorite artists, government officials, or businesses/popular trademarks whose pages have large audiences. In practical terms, once a profile or a page is authenticated, a…Read more
On June 12, 2007, the CFI denied similarity between wines and glassware items. These goods were regarded as distinct by nature and use, non interchangeable and not in competition nor produced in the same areas. Their selling or marketing in the same places or for common promotional purposes was not proven to be general enough…Read more
On July 11, 2007, the CFI retained for the first time the aesthetic complementary aspects of products to avoid having to deal with the diversification criterion (the Community case law does not want to hear about this criterion contrary to the French practice). The aesthetic complementary of products depends on how important one product is…Read more