Hangzhou Internet Court Releases White Paper

The Hangzhou Internet Court, the first of its kind in the country, launched in August 2017 to settle online disputes, recently issued a 2018 white paper on the e-commerce industry, aiming to create a favorable legal environment for healthy and orderly development of the digital economy. The court also released a series of related typical cases, including many in the intellectual property field. Through them, the court hopes it can help e-commerce practitioners raise awareness of IP protection and avoid violations of IP rights.