When can an E-Commerce platform claim immunity as an Intermediary? Delhi HC answers

Meera Emmanuel November 3 2018

The Delhi High Court has ruled that an e-commerce platform cannot claim legal immunity as an intermediary under Section 79 of the Information Technology (IT) Act, if it is found that the entity played an active part in enabling a violation of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

Justice Pratibha M Singh clarified this position while disposing of an trademark infringement suit brought by luxury shoe manufacturer, Christian Louboutin against the proprietors of www.darveys.com (Darveys), a website offering . . .

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