As a designer, to what extent would I be liable for a product sold through an online retailer that is later claimed to have infringed on someone’s copyright or trademark?

Would I the designer be held accountable or would the retailer who is the actual seller?

Asked on February 26, 2015 under Business Law, Georgia


Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Either the designer, the retailer or both could be sued for copyright or trademark infringement.  Ultimately, the designer should be legally responsible.  There should be a clause in the retailer agreement that the designer indemnifies the retailer in such a situation.

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