Post-Tiffany Liability For Contributory Infringement

Law360, New York (August 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The recent and highly anticipated Tiffany v. eBay decision changes the relationship between brand owners and online auction sites such as eBay.

Behind the wake of the Tiffany decision, brand owners of goods sold online, like Tiffany, bear the brunt of the burden to police their trademarks on the Internet.

But Judge Sullivan’s refinement of the contributory trademark infringement doctrine also changes the relationship between brand owners and others whose business model tenuously involves the sale or distribution of branded goods, such as franchisors, landlords and...
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