Louboutin hot on Amazon’s heels: does CJEU ruling on direct liability really make online platforms shake in their shoes?

Arguably, the ruling does not represent a big shift in the court’s approach to the liability of intermediaries, but rather finetunes existing case law.

24 January 2023

Google and YouTube uphold media standing as world’s strongest brands

Google and YouTube have been named the world’s strongest brands, proving the power that media titles have in the eyes of consumers at a time of global brand crisis.

19 January 2023

Brand market crash: industry giants suffer major declines as Amazon ranked world’s most valuable brand

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and are among some of the biggest names to have seen their brand value decline this year, Brand Finance’s annual Global 500 report reveals.

18 January 2023

“Amazon will have little choice but to adjust its business model”: counsel react to groundbreaking Christian Louboutin ruling

A CJEU ruling that could see Amazon held liable for adverts promoting fake goods on its platforms will have significant consequences for the platform and brand owners alike, Christian Louboutin counsel tell WTR.

05 January 2023

Hotel services, well-known marks, targeting and more: the five most-read Legal Updates of the year

Analysis of an EU decision on genuine use came top of our list of most-read Legal Updates in 2022.

26 December 2022

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