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Jules Fabre

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France – a proposal for new laws in the field of copyright and cultural heritage

On 22 October 2014, Fleur Pellerin, the French minister of culture and communication presented a proposal for a law adapting French law to EU law in the field of copyright and cultural heritage (the “Proposal”).

More specifically, the Proposal aims to implement provisions of three EU directives: (i) Directive 2011/77/EU on the term of protection of copyright;[1] (ii) Directive … Continue Reading

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France strengthens its legal framework for the fight against counterfeiting

France adopted the Law No. 2014-315 of 11 March 2014 to strengthen the fight against counterfeiting.

This new law aims at significantly strengthening the French anti-counterfeiting legal framework, in particular following the Law n°2007-1544 of 29 October 2007 on the fight against counterfeiting (implementing Directive 2004/48/CE of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights) and … Continue Reading