Obligations of Online Intermediaries to act against content infringing Trademark, What Delhi HC held [Read order]

Meera Emmanuel September 7 2019

The Delhi High Court recently had occasion to reiterate the obligations cast on online intermediaries when it comes to acting against online content that infringes intellectual property rights.

In this regard, Justice Pratibha M Singh noted that while online intermediaries may not perform an active role in the posting of infringing content, they would still be liable to pull down such content as and when it is brought to their notice. The order reads,

"Considering the provisions . . .

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