eBay under German law

The most famous sales and trading modern platform eBay has left its initial legal uncertainties in the past; now all the questions and problems have been clarified by the court and the legal framework has been strengthened. This concerns e.g. questions regarding the liability of eBay itself, rights and duties of buyer and seller, delimitation consumer / entrepreneur or private dealer / commercial dealer and so on.

However, the following topics regard those important questions that have not been completely clarified yet.

  • Intellectual Property infringements and related warning proceedings
  • Product-related special provisions
  • Warranty and liability
  • Price offers (Shipping costs transparency, final price)
  • eBay-Feedbacks
  • VeRi-eBay´s program in Germany
  • Power traders
  • Immediate sale