Audiovisual works: the protection of program titles by trademark law

Companies which specialise in the audiovisual sector often require protection for their program titles through trademark law. If granted, this protection obviously offers considerable advantages for the company, but it is necessary to take into consideration some limits to it.   The advantages of trademark protection First, the term of protection of a title by […]
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The EU cybersecurity certification Framework

Cyber-attacks are on the rise, and they are becoming more sophisticated. Our current business model is globally interconnected; commercial transactions and even social life transcend national borders. Consequently, our vulnerability to cyber-attacks has been increased, however, the competences of the cyber security and police authorities, as well as political responses, are predominantly national. This situation […]
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Online platforms: Put yourself in compliance!

On September 29th, 2017, three new decrees in France were taken under The Law for a Digital Republic after a broad consultation within the conseil national de la consommation (National Consumer Council, CNC) with the representatives of the concerned companies. They clarify the practical modalities of new obligations of transparency and loyalty for online platform […]
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Effectively combating the sale of counterfeit products online

The sale of counterfeit products currently represents 2.5% of global imports according to the OECD, amounting to more than USD 460 billion. Up to 5% of goods imported into the European Union are counterfeited goods. The sale of these counterfeited products concerns a range of industries, from luxury products and technological products to consumer goods.
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