When Sending a Cease and Desist Letter Establishes Personal Jurisdiction

JD Supra Law

A patentee may establish “minimum contacts” in a forum, thus subjecting itself to specific personal jurisdiction, by sending a cease and desist letter to the forum.

RipRequests Dead After RIAA ‘Hand Delivers’ Piracy Cease-and-Desist


What followed was a cease-and-desist from the RIAA which advised that “Such activity is illegal, and these actions must stop at once.”


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I Received a “Cease and Desist” Letter – What Should I Do?

JD Supra Law

Receiving a “cease and desist” letter from a lawyer can be stressful and sometimes confusing, and it’s not always clear whether and how a person should respond. .

Police Visit Pirate IPTV Suppliers’ Homes to Serve Cease-and-Desist Notices


FACT investigators were reportedly in attendance when the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit, West Yorkshire Police, and Dyfed-Powys Police delivered cease-and-desist notices to people’s homes.

Cease and Desist Letters Need to Balance Effectiveness While Considering Consequences

JD Supra Law

Letters demanding that a company “cease and desist” what the sender of the letter deems an infringement of the sender’s intellectual property rights – whether patent, trademark or copyright – are communications primarily to achieve enforcement without a need to seek court intervention.

“Go Ahead, Sue Us”: Sony sends Cease-and-Desist after Taunts


Unsurprisingly, Sony sent DBrand a cease-and-desist letter , which the Canadian company published online and used to generate marketing for a newer, allegedly “not illegal,” albeit similar, product. The cease-and-desist letter can be found here.

Should An Artist Trademark Their Name?

Art Law Journal

Intellectual Property Business Cease and desist featured TrademarksSteve Schlackman. Your name is a corporate asset with real tangible value, and protecting it is an important business consideration. A trademark may be the answer.

Need a Trademark? Here are some tips.

Art Law Journal

Intellectual Property Cease and desist Copyright infringement Stolen Art TrademarksSteve Schlackman. Picking a name for a business or product is one of the first steps for any new venture.

Need a Trademark? Here are some tips.

Art Law Journal

Legal Copyright & Trademarks Infringements & Theft Copyright infringement Stolen Art Cease and desist TrademarksPicking a name for a business or product is one of the first steps for any new venture.

Dear Patenticity: Infringed and Weighing a C&D Letter

JD Supra Law

I know we need to put a stop to it, but I’m worried about the cease-and-desist letter. Perdiemco, where a patent owner sent a cease-and-desist letter and ended up being sued.

The unbearable dumbness of threatening

Likelihood of Confusion

I’ve made a career here of tut-tutting the impolitic and brand-negating utterance of baseless cease and desist and other threatening letters based on IP infringement, including this recent post about.

Elvis Has Left the Building…or at least the Wedding Chapel

JD Supra Law

At least two chapels in Vegas have received cease-and-desist letters, asking them to refrain from using Elvis’s name, image, and likeness.

Noted with Interest: The Federal Circuit Blurs a Once Bright-Line Rule Regarding Personal Jurisdiction

JD Supra Law

Patent owners seeking to assert their rights in forums outside their home states may now need to think twice about whether to hit send on a cease-and-desist or demand letter.

IPR Proceedings to Reach Settlements

JD Supra Law

This potential defendant may receive a cease-and-desist letter which the defendant, for whatever reason, ignores. The Cost of Protecting Intellectual Property- A typical scenario for a patent infringement lawsuit may begin with some potential defendant selling a product.

Ha, ha. Hey kids!

Likelihood of Confusion

M-I-C — Cease and desist! K-E-Y — Why? Because we caught you! M-O-U-S-EEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Originally posted 2009-02-12 21:54:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. The post Ha, ha. Hey kids! appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION

Say What You Do…Do What You Say…Only See What…

JD Supra Law

Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement cease-and-desist order (Order) In re App Annie Inc., Case Overview - This week’s U.S.

ITC Explains Finding Chamberlain Infringed Garage Door IP

IP Law 360

International Trade Commission's initial determination that The Chamberlain Group's imports infringe five Overhead Door patents has been made public, outlining multiple forms of infringement and saying a cease-and-desist order is warranted The U.S.

The Bell Strikes Again

BYU Copyright Blog

Bell further asserts that Basehor did not remove the post despite “receiving notice from Dr. Bell, three different times, to cease and desist the copying and display.”The

Athletic Fashion Dispute in Race to Courthouse

JD Supra Law

Peloton won the "race to the courthouse" in response to a cease and desist letter from Lululemon's counsel. Lululemon and Peloton are suing each other over clothing design patents and trade dress. Specifically, the case involves designs for athletic bras and leggings.

3 Count: Polar Thawing

Plagiarism Today

He has sent several cease and desist letters regarding the issue but Le Tegre have opted to file the lawsuit proactively, beating Mann to the legal punch. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

Using the Copyright Small Claims Board to Fight Essay Mills

Plagiarism Today

This means that many “smaller” copyright infringement cases do not have any practical enforcement outside of Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedowns and cease-and-desist letters.

The Coming Copyright/Trademark Storm for NFTs

Plagiarism Today

Eventually, the RIAA itself got involved, sending a cease and desist letter to Hitpiece on February 4. The same day that the RIAA sent its cease and deist letter to Hitpiece, Nike filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against reseller StockX over Nike-themed NFTs.

3 Count: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic

Plagiarism Today

The owners of Grease sent a cease and desist letter in August 2019 that resulted in performances of Vape being cancelled. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

3 Count: 1300 Blocks

Plagiarism Today

This prompted ZHT to file the lawsuit and decided that Zillow’s infringement was innocent until July 10, 2014, when ZHT sent a cease and desist letter to the company. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Zillow Ordered to Pay $1.9

Major Record Labels Sue Youtube-dl’s Hosting Provider


Law firm Rasch works with several major music industry players and it was on their behalf that cease-and-desist orders were sent to local hosting service Uberspace. In October 2020, the RIAA caused outrage by taking down YouTube-ripping tool youtube-dl from GitHub.

3 Count: NFT Repeat

Plagiarism Today

Now, just a few months later, PokerPaint is back in the spotlight for offering NFTs of some of that artwork and at least one photographer is claiming that it includes work he previously filed a cease and desist order on. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count?

RIAA Takes Down Popular Music Piracy Discord Over Adele ’30’ Leak


A copy of a copyright complaint / cease-and-desist notice shared with TorrentFreak (as far as we know sent by the RIAA as early as November 17) warns that distributing copyrighted tracks in advance of their commercial release is illegal.

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Airline Sues to Stop Popular Web-Scraping Service–American Airlines v. The Points Guy (Guest Blog Post)

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

On January 9th, American Airlines sent TPG a cease-and-desist letter. Of course, Facebook objected and sent a cease-and-desist letter. That language implied that revocation-by-cease-and-desist letter was no longer sufficient to trigger CFAA liability.

3 Count: Fining Google

Plagiarism Today

That prompted the MPA to send a cease and desist letter to the site’s operator, which responded by actually opening up new sites. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: Google Fined €500m by France’s Antitrust Watchdog Over Copyright.

ITC Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2022

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

The first case deals with the Commission’s issuance of a limited exclusion order and cease-and-desist order in Certain In Vitro Fertilization Products, Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same (Inv.

College Application Consulting Business Accused of Infringement

BYU Copyright Blog

On August 16, 2020, Ivy purportedly sent a cease and desist letter to Lehren informing the company of the alleged infringement and demanded the removal of the material in addition to payment of $75,000. On May 22, 2021, Ivy Coach, Inc. ("Ivy")

3 Count: LEGO Jacket

Plagiarism Today

As a result, he sent a cease-and-desist letter to LEGO. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: LEGO is Being Sued for Copyright Infringement Over Leather Jacket Design.

Funimation DMCA Notices Shut Down Pirate Anime Apps, Force Others to Consider Future


AnimeGlare – Cease-and-Desist. “I just received a DMCA takedown notice from funimation and I’ll therefore cease all development on the Shiro app, but the site will likely stay,” the Shiro developer informs his users.

LimeWire to Return to Sell NFTs

Plagiarism Today

The company ceased operations after the RIAA sent them a cease and desist letter.

Music Publishers Launch Crackdown on Copyright Infringing Apps


The music industry association has already sent cease-and-desist letters to nearly 100 apps that use copyrighted music without proper licenses. The music industry has battled against various forms piracy for several decades, but it’s hard to root out.

Music 100

3 Count: Music Licensing is Strange…

Plagiarism Today

The lawsuit targets Jason Tusa and actually began back in August 2020 when he shuttered his Area 51 service following a cease-and-desist letter. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday.

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[Guest Post] The wisdom of Dune and copyright litigation

The IPKat

Over several years, the defendant had sent cease and desist letters to the claimant’s customers, alleging that claimant infringed defendant’s copyright in this instructional manual.

Through the Fire? Not Anymore – European Court of Justice strengthens Rights of Patent Owners in Germany

IP Tech Blog

In the event of a cease and desist letter, it is therefore becoming even more important to immediately set up a suitable defense strategy.

3 Count: Less Invincible

Plagiarism Today

Otto had issued a cease and desist letter in March, which the school responded to by phasing out the use of the logo. Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: ‘Invincible’ Animated Series Sparks Profits Suit Against Robert Kirkman.

ITC Monthly Wrap-Up: December 2021

Fish & Richardson Trademark & Copyright Thoughts

The ID also included the ALJ’s recommended determination (“RD”) for entry of a limited exclusion order and cease and desist order. 337-TA-1068, Cease and Desist Order for 10X Genomics, Inc., 1000, Cease and Desist Order for Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.,