"DCNS, through the application filed, has demanded The Australian to remove the documents which it has published on its website and prevent further publishing of other documents," the company's headquarters in Paris said in a statement.
The firm's lawyer had told the newspaper on Sunday that the publication of this "highly valuable document" causes a direct harm to DCNS and its customer in terms of spread of sensitive and restricted information, image and reputation.
The newspaper, which had said that it will publish the documents regarding the weapons system of the submarine on Monday, has not done so.
The French public prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into the data leak, with DCNS filing a complaint of breach of trust.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.