Monday, December 15, 2014

Online shopping growth and takedown systems


Online counterfeiting in South East Asia hasn’t been as large a problem as it has been in China, where Alibaba, Taobao and similar sites have for many years been a constant battleground for IP holders.

In South East Asia however online shopping is now taking off. Online shopping sites in the Philippines are now discovering that many sellers are selling fake products. The most popular online shopping site in the Philippines, (formerly as an online takedown request system and are responsive to takedown requests. They usually respond within 2 to 3 days. The IPOPHL’s IP Enforcement Office (IEO) also assists takedown requests.

Meanwhile in Indonesia the largest online shopping site is While does not have a specific takedown procedure, the website's terms and conditions provide against prohibited content. As a result on receipt of takedown request they will remove infringing ads and notify the advertiser of the infringement


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