October 4, 2023

Vorys eControl Expands Global Footprint with Berlin Office

Vorys announced today the opening of a Berlin office, which will be the firm’s second international office and 10th office overall. This continued international expansion supports the rapid growth of Vorys’ globally recognized eControl practice. “Nearly a decade ago, we created the ...
September 27, 2023

Vorys eControl’s Take on the September 26 Federal Trade Commission and State Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

What is happening? On Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), along with seventeen states, sued Amazon in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, alleging Amazon has engaged in unfair and anti-competitive business practices to ...
June 27, 2023

Brand Protection Solution

Vorys eControl is pleased to announce the latest offering in our Vorys eControl360 Solutions Platform: our comprehensive Global Brand Protection Solution. Our Global Brand Protection Solution supports brands in their efforts to identify and combat online counterfeits, other IP infringements, ...
June 27, 2023

Ninth Circuit Ruling Helps Brands Sue Unauthorized Resellers

Vorys just scored a significant win for an eControl client before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that makes it easier for trademark owners to sue unauthorized resellers. In a decision issued July 5, 2023, the Ninth Circuit affirmed that unauthorized resellers can be sued in the trademark ...
December 13, 2021

How to ensure MAP compliance across online marketplaces

Digital Commerce 360 - View the full article One of the most pressing challenges facing manufacturers as online shopping grows is how to effectively enforce Minimum Advertised Price (MAP) policies and uphold brand value across ecommerce marketplaces. Here is a three-phase strategy for ...
November 16, 2021

Vorys Successfully Argues on Behalf of Otter Products, Federal Court Issues First-of-its-Kind Ruling Supporting Brands’ Approach to Reducing Gray Market Sales on Amazon

PRWeb - View the full article A Colorado federal court has granted partial summary judgment against an unauthorized gray market seller that further strengthens the ability of brands to stop the unauthorized sales of their products on online marketplaces, including Amazon. The ruling is the ...
November 12, 2021

Unauthorized Sales of iPhone Cases at Center of New Decision, Amid Fashion’s Gray Market Fight

The Fashion Law - View the full article here. A new decision centering on unauthorized sales of cell phone and tablet cases online, including on Amazon’s marketplace, in a pending trademark and false advertising case is likely to have a striking impact on fashion’s longstanding fight ...
September 13, 2021

The First Pillar of Online Brand Control? Channel Management

The Fashion Law - View the full article A brand’s ability to control its online sales is critical to its ability to maximize profitable e-commerce channel growth, preserve brand equity, and prevent damaging e-commerce conflicts with its brick-and-mortar business. Brands of all types continue ...
June 24, 2021

The Results Of The 2021 Global State Of Brand Manufacturers Survey

Forbes - View the full article here. In Q1 2021, we surveyed 140 brand manufacturer decision-makers across the globe who are familiar with their company’s approach to digital sales. Conducted in partnership with Vorys eControl, we wanted to understand the digital commerce approaches of brand ...