An ever-increasing number of consumers around the globe are using online marketplaces as part of their daily lives.
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digitalisation of commerce and online platforms have taken an important role in providing intermediate information on goods and services, and in facilitating commercial transactions. The digital transformation and the enhanced role of online marketplaces has brought not only major benefits, but also challenges. The online sale of counterfeit goods that harms legitimate businesses is an increasing concern for brand owners and the issue of the liability of online intermediaries is both a hot topic and a challenge for IP practitioners.
In this online session we discuss: