ecommerce

eCOMMERCE DAY of the Austrian retail association, under the motto "The Gamechanger"

On June 12, 2019, the eCOMMERCE DAY of the Austrian retail association took place in Studio 44 under the motto "The Gamechanger".

The full-day event „eCommerce Day“ #thegamechanger is the meeting place of the eCommerce industry and dealt with the current trends and challenges in online trading. One focus of the event was the cross border strategies in eCommerce.

Trade association president Stephan Mayer-Heinisch opened the eCommerce Day 2019 and reviewed the past 19 years since the first edition of the industry event. Much has happened since then: Facebook and Google...

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New: “E-COMMERCE IN CHINA -FACTS AND LAW REGULATIONS, Version 2.0"

We are pleased to present you our new brochure “ E-COMMERCE IN CHINA -FACTS AND LAW REGULATIONS, Version 2.0 "

The main objective of our guide is to provide you with an overview of the current situation and regulations of the Chinese E-Commerce market . Against this background, we have re-listed and supplemented our successful guide for our clients.

We do not pretend to provide all the answers in the guide, but we believe our new handbook will guide you solve problems, like how to protect your Intellectual Property here, how to deal with the Chinese Communication Law, and...

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China`s new cyberspace court

In April 2017, the Supreme People’s Court established a new cyberspace court in Hangzhou , Zhejiang province. The court was set up to handle five types of cases, mainly related to online shopping and intellectual property rights .

The move comes after a successful pilot at four Hangzhou courts beginning in 2015. The courts were upgraded with technology that allow plaintiffs to file cases and upload evidence online and even to appear at hearings via video link if they did not live locally. Judges handling the cases entirely online, process could be much...

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China’s E-Commerce Law; A Comparison to the Rules for E-Commerce in the EU

As a consequence of the commercialization of the internet, the world of the consumer has experienced a fundamental change. The e-Commerce market is constantly changing and, in response to the fact that the e-Commerce markets between European Union and China are getting more and more intertwined, it seems to be necessary to provide a legal framework to overview the situation within the scope of e-Commerce.

I. European Union: e-Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC

The e-Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC has created the legal foundation for online services,...

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China’s New E-Commerce Law, Article in Computer Law Review International

Daniel Albrecht

China is driving a boom in global e-Commerce retail sales, consequently, the issuing of the first fundamental law addressing e-Commerce in China on August 31, 2018, effective on January 1, 2019, is a clear evidence of the widespread awareness of the importance of this phenomenon. The new E-Commerce Law is a response to China’s growing use of e-Commerce in daily life, particularly via mobile platforms.

The aim of the comprehensive body of legislation is to improve regulation of the flourishing market and to reinforce punishments towards...

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Austia- Day of Trading 2018 - Daniel Albrecht spoke on the new Chinese E-Commerce Law

More than 180 local trade decision-makers discussed the day of the trade on 27 September together with their partners and top-level political representatives on where the new trade is heading. The 14th edition of the annual mandatory retail event took place in the exclusive ambience of the Vienna Albert Hall and was initiated by trade association president Stephan Mayer-Heinisch. From the most exciting retail trends in the promising market of China to the costs of regional planning, the effects of trade tariffs, the potential for cooperation between agriculture and the food retail industry...

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Pinduoduo accused of peddling counterfeit products

Pinduoduo Inc. (拼多多) is a social e-commerce start-up based in Shanghai. Pinduoduo offers to shoppers discounts on bulk orders; in fact, shoppers are encouraged to form “teams” with their social networking connections on WeChat and QQ to score bigger discounts. Pinduoduo filed its Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq (American stock exchange) on July 26; the IPO offered 85.6 million American depository shares at US $19. The opening price was US $26.5 per American depository shares, up nearly 40% from the issued price. Its massive IPO ranked alongside other Chinese e-commerce giants such as...

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E-Commerce in China from a Legal Perspective

E-Commerce is a hot topic, and hence already widely discussed. This Seminar offers the opportunity, to not only learn about e-Commerce from a business point of view, but moreover find out about crucial aspects and challenges of e-Commerce from the perspective of Law.

Topic 1: Legal problems In the Chinese e-commerce market
- Entry models into the Chinese e-Commerce market
- Legal issues when entering the Chinese e-Commerce market
- IPR Protection
- Take Down-Procedure of online shops

Topic 2: E-Commerce Platforms like Tmall and...

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Domain Name Registration and Protection in China

With the development and usage of World Wide Web, mobile internet and mobile phones, the Chinese E-Commerce market got an enormous growth. According to “Chinese E-Commerce Market Data Monitoring Report 2016”, the E-Commerce transaction amount reached 22.97 trillion RMB in 2016.

For both Chinese and international enterprises, to join this market is a trend but also a necessity. As one of the mainly path for entering E-Commerce market, the meaning of domain name registration is therefore getting more and more important.

Worldwide exist 330 million registered domain names...

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GIPC 2017 Global Intellectual Property Ecology Congress

The 2017 Global Intellectual Property Ecology Congress was held in Beijing on November 18, organized jointly by IPRdaily and Capital Intellectual Property Services Association. Theme of this Event was “Establish the new partnership between Intellectual property agencies under ’One Belt and One Road’ initiative”.

Topics like new opportunities for IP, Ideas of IP cooperation under “One Belt and One Road” initiative; new future for IP, IP+Technology; IP capitalism, IP+Finance were discussed by the participants. GIPC 2017 invited 800 industrial elites from more than 300 companies of 15...

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