E-commerce websites need not screen products for IP infringement before posting on its portal, Delhi HC

Nalini Sharma February 28 2017

The Delhi High Court has recently held that e-commerce portals like eBay cannot be asked to screen information/ products for infringement of Intellectual Property Rights before posting the same on its website.

The decision was rendered by Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw on January 18 and was corrected and released on February 22.

The case is the result of an infringement suit filed by Kent RO Systems Limited (Plaintiff) alleging infringement of its design registered under the . . .

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