In May 2020 the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), through the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights, commissioned a research study into IP infringements on online trading plaftorms. The research covered the the legal and technical dimensions of IP infringement through vendor accounts on third-party trading platforms, with the aim of providing new knowledge to tackle the phenomenon at policy, judicial and enforcement levels.
Table of contents
PART 1. ONLINE IP INFRINGEMENT ON THIRD PARTY TRADING PLATFORMS
- Defining the problem
- Business models analysis
- The IP infringement supply chain
PART 2. ENFORCEMENT AGAINST INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENTS ON THIRD PARTY TRADING PLATFORMS
- Measures, policies and tactics
- Vendor’s liability: selected case law from EU Member States
- Injunctions against intermediaries
- Jurisdiction of IP infringement cases
APPENDIX: CASE STUDIES
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Executive Summary in other languages is available from the Observatory Publications page.