Letter of claim—trade mark infringement
Letter of claim—trade mark infringement

The following IP guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Letter of claim—trade mark infringement
  • The trade mark(s)
  • [Insert name of alleged infringing company]
  • Next steps
  • The Schedule

[Alleged infringer’s name and address]

[Date]

Dear [insert organisation name]

[[UK OR European Union] Trade mark registration number [insert number(s)]]

We are writing on behalf of [name and address of client] ('our client'). We are writing to you about your activities and actions.

The trade mark(s)

Our client is the owner of [UK OR European Union] trade mark registration number [number] for [details of trade mark—eg word or logo] registered in [class OR classes] [class numbers] covering [among other things] [details of specification] (the 'Trade Mark'). An extract of the register for the Trade Mark is enclosed with this letter.

[Insert name of alleged infringing company]

It has come to our client’s attention that you are [details of infringing activity] (the 'Actions'). Please see copies of [detail evidence of infringing actions] enclosed with this letter. For the avoidance of doubt, our client does not consent to the Actions.

[Your Actions amount to use in the course of trade of a sign which is identical to the Trade Mark in relation to [goods AND/OR services] which are identical to those for which the Trade Mark is registered. This is an act of infringement under