In electronic commerce, also known as e-commerce, products and services are purchased and sold electronically through the Internet.

A number of technologies and innovative business systems are used in E-Commerce, including Internet technology, mobile commerce, electronic funds transfers, escrow services, electronic data interchange, supply chain management, inventory management systems, Internet marketing, data collection systems, and other innovative business systems. It is common for at least one point of an e-commerce transaction to take place over the Internet.

Issues to consider:

In order for a digital society to be successful, online payment and receipt of money are essential. The management of payments is conducted online in a digital economy with the minimum amount of human interaction. In addition, digital currency management requires compliance with certain technological legal requirements, including compliance with cyber law, e-commerce law, foreign exchange management, and export and import regulations. Online payment platforms must also be made secure against cyber attacks and cyber crimes, which are becoming increasingly common.

A major advantage of e-commerce is the possibility of reaching global markets and doing business. While the Internet and online activities have grown exponentially, many concerns are associated with the protection of intellectual property, the enforcement of contractual rights and obligations, the protection of privacy, the security of data, and jurisdictional issues.

There are several issues that warrant detailed consideration and should be discussed with an experienced lawyer experienced in dealing with e-Commerce, including protecting intellectual property assets, domain name disputes, consumer privacy and data security, and ADA website compliance.

January 2023
Delhi High Court sets aside registration of ‘Swiss Military’ trademark by private company
The Delhi High Court has set aside the registration of ‘Swiss Military’ and the logo by a private company called Promoshirts SM. The HC has held that a red cross with white background and the words ‘Swiss Military’ serve as a source identifier for the goods of Swiss Origin for the public.
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January 2023
Return of iconic Yezdi motorcycle hits legal hurdle, Karnataka HC cancels trademark acquisition by heir of original maker
The return of ‘Yezdi’, an iconic Indian motorcycle from the 1970s, has suffered a legal setback with the Karnataka High Court ruling as illegal the acquisition of the ‘Yezdi’ trademark by a member of the family of the original owners — Ideal Jawa (India) Pvt Ltd — which went into liquidation two decades ago.
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December 2022
India to seek IPR waiver for green energy tech at G20
India is planning to push for a waiver of intellectual property rights (IPR) for technologies related to green energy and energy transition in a bid to bridge the technology gap across G20 countries, two officials aware of the matter said. India took over presidency of the grouping earlier this month.
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