CASE COMMENTS: UNFAIR COMMERCIAL PRACTICES – FRANCE - COUNTERFEITING – SEPARATE ACTS – TELEVISION SERVICE DISTRIBUTOR

Unfair competition: The French Supreme Court confirms a conviction for counterfeiting and unfair competition (Playmédia / France télévisions)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The case between Playmédia and France Télévisions has once again made the news. The dispute arose around the offer of a live broadcasting service, free of charge and without subscription, of television channels accessible via a playtv.fr website proposed by the company Playmédia. More specifically, the company France Télévisions found that the programmes - on which it holds neighbouring rights and copyright as a producer of videograms and neighbouring rights in its capacity as an audiovisual communication company (CPI, art. L. 216-1) - were accessible, without its authorisation, on the playtv.fr website. They were also accessible in the context of access to

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

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Valérie Durand, Unfair competition: The French Supreme Court confirms a conviction for counterfeiting and unfair competition (Playmédia / France télévisions), 4 July 2019, Concurrences N° 4-2019, Art. N° 92391, pp. 121-122

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