Trademarks and Social Media

Trademarks and Social Media

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Legal conflicts between trademark holders, social media providers and internet users have become manifest in light of wide scale, unauthorised use of the trademark logo on social media in recent decades. Arguing for the protection of the trademark logo against unauthorised use in a commercial environment, this book explores why protection enforcement should be made automatic. A number of issues are discussed including the scalability of litigation on a case-by-case basis, and whether safe harbour provisions for online service providers should be substituted for strict liability.This can have serious chilling effects to the right to freedom of expression. ... Subsequently Bits of Freedom let a fake copyright holder request the OSPs to take down the work, which resulted in ... Urban and Quilter investigated the DMCA notice and takedown procedures and found that 9 percent of all complaints wereanbsp;...

Title:Trademarks and Social Media
Author:Danny Friedmann
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing - 2015-09-25


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