In a few short years a presence on the Internet has moved from being an interesting experiment to a necessity for modern businesses. But the appropriate standards for e-commerce are still being developed.
When does use of a trade-mark on-line count as use of a trade-mark in a particular country? How much data protection and security is required? What kinds of transactions can be conducted on-line, and what is the nature of the evidence required if a transaction is disputed? And where is the courthouse in cyberspace? In an international transaction which country's courts can or should take jurisdiction? Whose law should apply?
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