February 25, 2020
Vorys Attorney and Ex-Amazon Manager Co-Author Book to Help Brands Gain Control on Online Marketplaces
The rise of Amazon and other online marketplaces has left many brands struggling to survive the consequences of uncontrolled online sales. Unauthorized sellers are selling poor-quality products without customer service and other benefits that accompany authorized sales. Product descriptions and ...
February 18, 2020
From Dirty Diapers to Counterfeit Jewelry, Product Quality Problems Abound on the Amazon Marketplace
Amazon stated in its 2019 Form 10-K that it may be unable to prevent third-party sellers on its marketplace from selling unlawful, counterfeit, pirated, or stolen goods, or selling goods in a way that violates the proprietary rights of others. Since then, product quality problems on the Amazon ...
January 15, 2020
Marketplace Pulse recently released its “Marketplaces Year in Review 2019” report, which examined the state of online marketplaces and predicted what may come next. The report focused primarily on Amazon, finding that “[d]espite Amazon’s dominance in the market, it continues to get ...
December 17, 2019
Netflix docuseries Broken highlights prevalence of counterfeit cosmetics products on online marketplaces
The counterfeiting epidemic continues to spread, and virtually no product category is immune. Broken, a new Netflix docuseries highlights how prevalent “negligence and deceit are in the production and marketing of popular consumer items.” The counterfeiting crisis is especially problematic ...
December 5, 2019
Amazon Creates a Cost-Effective and Efficient Patent Infringement Remedy for Infringing Products Sold on its Marketplace by Third Parties
Carey C. Jordan has guest authored this post for the Vorys eControl Marketplace Solutions blog. Carey is a partner and member of the Vorys technology and intellectual property group. On Wednesday, Dec. 11, she will present a webinar on this topic. To register, click here. Adding another tool to ...
November 21, 2019
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade Releases Annual Report on Seizure of Goods Infringing U.S. Intellectual Property Rights
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade (CBP) recently reported that, in 2018, it seized nearly $1.4 billion worth of goods at U.S. borders that infringed U.S. trademarks or copyrights—up from $1.2 billion in 2017. The Department of Homeland Security targets and investigates ...
November 14, 2019
Vorys eControl is featured in this month’s edition of Columbus CEO. The magazine details the growth of Vorys eControl over the past five years and the market demand for such multi-disciplinary services. The article features companies like Yogi Tea and Otterbox, which have overcome challenges ...
November 5, 2019
This Wednesday, Vorys eControl will host the eControl360 Summit, a first-of-its-kind event incorporating all disciplines necessary for brands to control sales in the age of Amazon. The Summit targets eCommerce leaders, in-house attorneys, sales and marketing professionals, business executives, ...
October 16, 2019
Wall Street Journal Investigation Further Underscores Need for Online Marketplace Quality Control Programs
The Wall Street Journal recently reported on its lengthy investigation of the Amazon.com marketplace that revealed the presence of “thousands of banned, unsafe or mislabeled products.” The Journal reviewed thousands of product listings and hired a federally certified testing company to ...
September 19, 2019
Daren Garcia, partner of Vorys eControl, will speak at the E^HACKATHON Seattle with Edge by Ascential on Sept. 24, 2019. At this event, fellow leaders of change come together to learn hands-on what it takes to master eCommerce growth with Amazon, blasting beyond the basics to deep-dive case ...
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Featured Blog Posts
- Marketplace Pulse’s “Marketplaces Year in Review 2019” Emphasizes Amazon’s Growth
- Netflix docuseries Broken highlights prevalence of counterfeit cosmetics products on online marketplaces
- Amazon Creates a Cost-Effective and Efficient Patent Infringement Remedy for Infringing Products Sold on its Marketplace by Third Parties
- U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Trade Releases Annual Report on Seizure of Goods Infringing U.S. Intellectual Property Rights
- Vorys eControl Featured in November Issue of Columbus CEO
- Vorys eControl to Host Inaugural eControl360 Summit This Week