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“Today, the French Supreme Court was unequivocal in their rulings and anyone who reads them will be left in no doubt that there was no trade mark infringement in these cases. In addition, the Court went beyond the European Court of Justice by excluding any act of unfair competition or misleading advertising by Google. The Court also ruled in Google’s favour in a related fourth case brought by a French company called Gifam.”
“Google said they are happy with this decision because ‘the appeal court needs to apply today’s judgement’ of what was mentioned above. But Louis Vuitton said they are happy because it ‘will enable the Paris Court of Appeals to rule on Google’s civil liability when using trademarks without the trademark owner’s authorization.’
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