Copyright in front of artificial intelligence

Following a decision by the Shenzhen Nashan People’s Court in China, a work generated by an algorithmic program has been … Continued

What are the new provisions of the April 17, 2019 European Directive on copyright?

Aside from including related rights for press publishers and press agencies, and rebalancing relations between rights holders and content sharing … Continued

Transposition of the AVMS Directive in France: what impact on the audio-visual sector?

 Directive (EU) No. 2018/1808 of the European Parliament and of the Council, adopted on November 14, 2018 and amending Directive … Continued

Fragrance and Intellectual Property: which protection?

 Fragrance is nowadays a very important economic interest whether in art, luxury or marketing industry. Faced with such interests, how … Continued

How to develop a reliable and flexible compliance strategy for intellectual property professionals?

 With the rise of the digital age, setting up a reliable and effective compliance strategy as well as mobilizing the … Continued

The impact of counterfeiting on consumers and businesses

 Published in June 2020, EUIPO’s “2020 Status on IPR Infringement” report shows that e-commerce has fostered the phenomenon of counterfeiting. … Continued

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 … Continued

Conflict between trademark and plant variety

In the decision of June 18, 2019, the General Court of Justice of the European Union applied Article 7, paragraph … Continued

US : A copyright registration is required prior to filing a copyright infringement suit

The U.S. Supreme Court held on March 4, 2019 on a long-debated question. In “Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. … Continued