E-commerce platforms must protect IP rights; cannot claim safe harbour if used for counterfeiting: Delhi High Court

Justice C Hari Shankar restrained IndiaMART from allowing counterfeiters to use PUMA trademark.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently held that e-commerce platforms must diligently protect intellectual property rights of others and they cannot claim ‘safe harbour’ as an intermediary if the platforms are used to abet counterfeiting [PUMA SE v IndiaMART InterMESH Ltd].

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