How to Negotiate Vendor Terms With Amazon

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Negotiating vendor terms with Amazon can be a complicated process that needs careful examination of legal provisions, Amazon rules, and effective negotiating tactics. A vendor agreement is a legal contract between a vendor and a retailer that defines the parameters of their commercial relationship.  In the context of Amazon, a vendor agreement oversees a vendor’s […]

Drafting Enforceable Agreements for Private Label Products on Amazon

Drafting enforceable agreements for private label products on Amazon requires a thorough understanding of US contract law and Amazon’s policies. Private label products are those manufactured by a third party yet sold under a retailer’s brand. As an attorney specializing in contract law, I shall guide you through the process of drafting enforceable agreements for […]

How to Enforce Amazon Patent Infringement

Amazon is a well-known platform where creativity is encouraged. However, innovation also increases the possibility of patent infringement, which presents serious difficulties for patent holders trying to defend their IP rights. Under US patent law, patent owners can fight infringement on Amazon’s platform and protect their rights. As a seasoned IP attorney, through this article, […]

How to Write a Cease and Desist Letter as an Amazon Seller

As an Amazon seller navigating the e-commerce space, the journey can sometimes lead to encountering issues with competitors or unauthorized resellers. You will likely experience this sooner or later if you have a thriving brand.  In my various interactions with Amazon sellers, one tool I have found to be effective when combatting this is a […]

How to Comply With Amazon’s Terms of Service and Policies

I know one of the hurdles sellers have to navigate is strictly adhering to Amazon’s terms of service and policies. Non-compliance can result in drastic sanctions.  Through my years working with Amazon sellers, I have continuously recommended familiarizing themselves with these terms and policies. My aim in this article is to detail what these terms […]

How to Monitor and Enforce MAP Policy Violations on Amazon

As an Amazon seller, one of the things you must be on top of are the various policies in place. If you’re just starting out, you will find that not staying informed can result in policy violations with consequences.  Through my years of interacting with and helping Amazon sellers, I have emphasized the need to […]

Understanding the PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) as an Amazon Seller

As an Amazon seller, you’re constantly up against people and entities trying to infringe on your intellectual property. This is especially true if your business is doing great.  Through my years of helping Amazon sellers with patent protection consulting, an avenue I’ve constantly explored is the various measures for patent protection available to sellers. My […]

How to Stop Unauthorized Sellers on Amazon

I know one of the main challenges you face selling in an e-commerce marketplace is unauthorized sellers can undermine brand integrity and dilute product value. This makes them a problem for many brand owners.  For the several years that I’ve consulted with and helped Amazon sellers, I’ve recommended several channels to counter the activities of […]

How to Prevent Trademark Infringement on Amazon

In today’s digital marketplace, Amazon is one of the largest e-commerce platforms globally, offering millions of consumers various products. However, with such extensive reach comes the risk of trademark infringement, posing a significant threat to brand owners. To combat this issue, businesses must employ effective strategies grounded in trademark law, particularly under the Lanham Act, […]

Legal Consequences of Trademark Infringement on Amazon

Infringement is one of the various issues you likely have to deal with often as an Amazon seller. If you aren’t familiar with this concept, we’ll help you understand it better.  Through my years of helping sellers with issues on Amazon, I have always advocated being clear about the consequences of trademark infringements.  My aim […]