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Friday, 11 March 2005

ECCE! BEHOLD THE ECC


Sweet & Maxwell's European Commercial Cases have never before been mentioned on this blog, but they are from time to time a useful research resource for anyone who is trying to track down English-language decisions from non-English speaking national courts. Part I of the ECC for 2005 is s case in point: it carries an English version of the extremely short but to-the-point judgment of the Cour de Cassation, France, in Banque de France v Editions Catherine Audval -- a 2002 decision that banknotes are NOT intelledtual property (unlike the position in some other jurisdictions).

The ECC used to look like this, before it got its recent makeover,
but Sweet & Maxwell's website hasn't been updated yet ...

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