In a case that seems to set the benchmark for when an ecommerce website might be considered an intermediary, Darveys.com, a membership based e-commerce site has been ordered by the Delhi High Court to do the following, among other things: Disclosure: Disclose complete details of all its sellers, their addresses and contact details Brand approval for sale of product: If the sellers are not located in India, prior to uploading a product with the trademark of Christian Louboutin, inform them and get their permission before selling these products on its platform. Agreement with sellers in India: If the sellers are in India, get into a proper agreement with them, which guarantees the authenticity and genuineness of the products, and "provide for consequences of violation of the same." Take-down of listing: Take down the listing upon being notified of a counterfeit…
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