Who Should Monitor Online Counterfeiters?

Posted March 20th, 2009

By Alison Arden Besunder and Loni J. Sherwin
Excerpt posted with permission from the New York Law Journal.

Oral arguments will soon be heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the highly watched dispute between renowned jeweler Tiffany & Co. and eBay, the popular online auction site, over who bears the burden of “policing” online counterfeit activity.

Evidencing the tension between e-commerce and brand owners, eBay, Tiffany and several amici curiae have advanced their positions to the circuit. Go to the New York Law Journal for the article in it’s entirety.

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