Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Maria José Schmidt-Kessen writes on Selective Distribution Systems in EU Competition and EU Trademark Law: Resolving the Tension.
ABSTRACT: The biggest revolution for retail trade in the past two decades has been the discovery and establishment of the internet as business tool. The internet has become such a common sales tool, that a consumer goods manufacturer not present on the internet will lose outlet capacities, revenues and possibilities to do business at distance. Nonetheless, manufacturers of branded goods, in particular luxury goods, have observed the development of online sales with suspicion.