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The application of the LCEN to a request for the blocking of sites infringing trademarks

The application of the LCEN to a request for the blocking of sites infringing trademarks

In this decision, the Court of Paris was asked to rule on the question whether the owner of an online counterfeit trademark could base his request to block websites on the basis of Article 6.I.8 of the LCEN or whether, according to the adage “Specialia generalibus derogant”, the existence of a specific basis in trademark law prohibits the application of Read the rest

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Anti-counterfeit and Brand Protection in Africa – It all begins with brand owners

Earlier this year, South African event organizer Everest Executive Education convened a conference named “Pan-African Anti-Counterfeit and Brand Protection Summit” the aim of which was to discuss the danger of counterfeits for consumers, the damage caused to trademark owners and the progress made so far by different countries in adopting legal and administrative measures enabling brand owners to … Read the rest

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De la sensibilisation des douanes indiennes à la lutte anti contrefaçon

Le gouvernement indien a pris le parti de former les services des douanes afin de tenter d’endiguer les contrefaçons sur le sol indien…les titulaires de marques se doivent de contribuer à ses efforts en maitrisant leur protection dans ce pays à fort potentiel.

 

Dans la poursuite des objectifs de lutte contre la contrefaçon et la protection consacrée aux droits … Read the rest

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(English) Facebook acts against a licentious social network

We all know that the Facebook social Network’s history is closely linked to intellectual property questions, with, from the very beginning, an action against its creator Mark Zuckerberg for copyrights infringment. This is so not a surprise to see that now the american company Facebook Inc. is deeply attached to the defense of its trademarks rights. The French Court of … Read the rest