April 24, 2017


Recent Court Cases relating to Trademark Infringement on the Internet

As Internet-based businesses have expanded rapidly, infringement of trademark rights on the Internet has become a serious issue. Infringing acts of trademarks in cyberspace tend to be difficult to deal with definitively, since they often fall outside conventional forms of trademark right infringement. This article summarizes two recent court decisions offering new guidelines for trademark infringement on the Internet, and lays out the lessons we can draw from these decisions.