CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – UNFAIR COMPETITION – MISLEADING COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – EFFECT

Misleading commercial practices: The French Supreme Court specifies the conditions for unfair competition action based on deceptive marketing practices (Laboratoires Léa et La Boutique Léa Nature / Najjar)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The dispute was between a company specialising in the manufacture and marketing of cosmetic products and a former supplier of artisanal soaps manufactured in Aleppo. At the heart of the dispute was the marketing by the former and a company of the same group of a soap under the name "Aleppo traditional soap" made in Tunisia, even though commercial relations had been broken with the original supplier. The former supplier sues both companies on the grounds of a manifestly unlawful disturbance. He is seeking, in particular, to obtain measures prohibiting and destroying the disputed product under penalty payment. In order to do so, he alleges that the

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  • University Littoral-Cote d’Opale (Boulogne/Mer)

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Valérie Durand, Misleading commercial practices: The French Supreme Court specifies the conditions for unfair competition action based on deceptive marketing practices (Laboratoires Léa et La Boutique Léa Nature / Najjar), 1 March 2017, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84512, pp. 98-100

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