Copyright case: SFR, NC Numericable and others, France

Kluwer Copyright Blog
November 16, 2017

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The French Supreme Court held that the costs relating to the blocking measures ordered by the courts are strictly necessary for the preservation of the intellectual property rights and that the courts may order the internet service providers and search engine providers to bear such costs.

Case date: 6 July 2017
Court: Court of Cassation of France, First Civil Law Chamber

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law