The suspected intellectual property violations are the infringement of intellectual property rights. Your idling can result in suspension, so whenever you face any complaints. Take it very seriously and immediately contact the person or company who has a complaint against you. Because most of the intellectual property complains are baseless. Complainant files by mistake or confusion. So your alert can save you from the suspension.
There are 3 main types of intellectual property violations you should know:
Copyright violation is when someone copy the idea of written work, music, architectural drawing or even programming code is known as a copyright violation.
When someone copies the name words, phrase, symbol, sound and design which is identified as source good or service. This is known as a trademark violation.
If someone copies the idea of invention and technologies of the real authorizer. It is a patent violation. It is for the protection of the idea of invention and technologies.
These are the above 3 categories which are a part of intellectual property violation. If a seller violates any of the above intellectual property he may face intellectual property violation.
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Suspected intellectual property violations:
The intellectual property violation claim files by the real owner of the product. If he finds that the copy of his product is being sold at a cheaper rate then he can file complaints to Amazon. Then it would risk your suspension. Most of the time the complaint is baseless because of confusion and mistake. In this condition, you need to contact the person who has to complain against you.
Why Intellectual Property complaints have been increasing day by day?
The reason behind the increase in intellectual property complaints is the following: Amazon does not monitor IP violation itself. Amazon has given the right to seller and file complaints against the seller. If he is under doubtful of IP violation,
Amazon will look that matter, if he found the complaint is genuine then Amazon will remove selling privileges or account may be suspended.
What will you do if someone filed an IP complaint on your Amazon account? There are few conditions of IP complaint on your Amazon account you need to react according to the condition let us discuss one by one:
Some time complainant files a complaint against a seller if the product is f similar to the real product but that similarity is not enough to prove intellectual property violation. In this condition you need to take help from an attorney to demonstrate to the company that your product is a unique original and not infringing anyone IP right this will help you selling privilege will be activated.
Some time the reputed companies or famous brand files a complaint against the seller. If the seller is the seller is selling at fewer rates for the same product. In this condition, you need to contact Amazon and provide the invoice that you have purchased this product from the authorized person and you are not violating any intellectual property violation this will make you safe from suspension.
Most of the time, complainant files by mistake or any confusion. In this condition, you need to draw his attention toward his mistake. Tell the complainant that you have purchased the product from the authorized seller and you have the invoice for this product.
The alleging company requires all element rule to prove intellectual property violation makes them realize that you can’t prove all elements rule for claiming. When the complainant will realize then they will withdraw their claim.
What if the complaint is legitimate?
Then a question arises in your mind, what will you do when the complaint is legitimate, whether it is knowingly or unknowingly? In this situation, you need to remove the product from your listing and never again upload it in your listing. Don’t sell that product until you get an invoice from an authorized seller. If you will not respond instantly your account may suspend.
The above article clarifies very well, all about the intellectual property violation and the precaution to make safe yourself. You need some strategy to handle intellectual property violation. It does not matter whether it is a baseless or legal claim. If you will move through the planning you may get success but without planning and strategy, you will be unsuccessful. It is my opinion you should take help from any professional they will handle all the situations in a very strategic manner.
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