E-commerce is one of the fastest growing global industries. Our online retail legal team helps everyone from individual eBay entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 corporations. We also work with ad and affiliate networks on everything from contract drafting and negotiations to compliance. If you need an online business lawyer to represent you in an intellectual property or counterfeit conflict, we can help with that, too. Need a tax attorney to work out where you owe taxes? We can do that, too.
Below is a compilation of e-commerce news articles and legal tips. If you don’t find the answers to your questions within these posts, by all means, get in touch.
The majority of brands now work with social media influencers to promote products. But many of those companies aren't legally covering themselves.Read »
Is it illegal to buy fake likes? The answer now is "yes," and Facebook is suing a company for engaging in the practice. Click for "like" legalities.Read »
Attention all online retailers: The Golden State has a new online sales and use tax. It applies to all out-of-state sellers who sell into California.Read »
When is it OK to use the "Made in the USA" tagline? In this blog post we tackle the marketing law issue. Also discussed: "Assembled in the USA."Read »
Once again, Facebook is in the middle of an online privacy scandal. The FTC will likely force the corporation to fork over billions of dollars. Could the same happen to you?Read »
E-commerce Law Topic: Can you be sued for keeping an item on sale permanently. Believe it or not, you can! And it happens more than you think.Read »
Our law firm works with e-commerce businesses, so we field a lot of e-commerce legal loophole questions. Here are three common ones debunked.Read »
The FTC regularly files legal actions against companies that use negative option checkout procedures to enroll people in recurring billing unwittingly.Read »
As e-commerce booms, the paid, fake review business is also booming. Jump in for a legal overview of online reviews. What is legal and what isn't?Read »