*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Facts A Danish pharmaceutical company had presented on the Internet in several documents written in English the first results of its work on the development of a new molecule. The company stated that this molecule would be more effective than the one developed by a French pharmaceutical group. The latter, taking the view that those documents constituted disparaging and unfair comparative advertising, brought an action against the Danish company before the Commercial Court of Paris. The jurisdiction of the French courts was then challenged. According to the
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Unfair practices : The Versailles Court of Appeal uses the “sufficient, substantial and significant nexus” criterion to determine the jurisdiction of French courts over suits involving unfair competition online
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