First letter complaining that your IP rights have been infringed
You may also want to send our open letter complaining about IP infringements at the same time as this letter, or slightly before it.
You might choose to send that ‘open letter’ at the same time as, or slightly ahead of this template letter, if you decide to include the optional settlement wording provided in this template – which is designed to speed the resolution process and is generally recommended.
####Your IP rights
There are various types of IP rights and Farillio’s template covers the infringement of the main ones. A good starting point for working out what rights you have is our guide to intellectual property rights. From there, you’ll be able to delve deeper into copyright, design rights, trade marks, passing off and patents.
Farillio’ template here is appropriate to all IP infringement rights except patents. If you’re facing a patent infringement, we strongly recommend that you speak with a patent attorney/lawyer without delay.
What else might you need?
For more information on infringements of your IP, see our comprehensive guide on this topic, which provides a step-by-step recipe, curating all the information, templates (including this one), and the steps you’ll need to take to defend this key intellectual property right successfully.
And for friendly expert help about what to do when you’re faced with an infringer, especially if you need help tracking down who’s responsible, or if they’re beyond the UK and/or you’re not sure where they’re based, the friendly experts at Stobbs can help you.