By the opportunity of the lawsuite opposing Greenpeace to companies ESSO and SCPA, the Court of Appeal of Paris, in two decisions of February 26, 2003, comes to reaffirm that protection due to the holder of a trademark is limited to the sphere of "the life of the businesses", and would not prohibit the trademark using to "acontestation foreign with the life of the businesses".
HAAS, G. and DE TISSOT, O. (2003). Marque contre liberté d'expression. Expertises des Systèmes d'Information, pp. 188-189.