Indian e-commerce websites not obliged to conduct preventative filtering for listings of infringing goods

By Agarwal D, Agarwal R.

Abstract

The Delhi High Court dismissed the suit filed by Kent RO Systems (Kent) against eBay India (eBay) on the grounds that the Information Technology Act 2000 (and the rules made thereunder) does not require internet intermediaries to screen content to detect IPR infringements before hosting such content on their websites. …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice