Delivered-To: email@example.com From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: "'email@example.com'"
Subject: Dilbert infringement at http://test.angel.net/nic/dilbert/ Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 11:38:08 -0400 RE: Unauthorized Use of DILBERTŪ Intellectual Property Dear firstname.lastname@example.org: United Feature Syndicate, Inc. dba United Media ("UFS") owns all of the copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights relating to the DILBERTŪ comic strip. UFS syndicates the comic strip DILBERTŪ by Scott Adams in over two thousand newspapers in the United States and throughout the world. The rights owned by UFS strictly prohibit any individual attempts to reproduce, transmit, copy or otherwise utilize the DILBERTŪ comic strip, or the characters appearing therein, without the express written permission of UFS. It has come to our attention that the website located at http://test.angel.net/nic/dilbert/ various unauthorized copies, the trademarks and derivative reproductions of the DILBERTŪ characters. Our research shows that you own and/or have effective control over this website and that the website provides you with commercial gain. As is made clear above, this material is owned by UFS and cannot be used without the express written consent of UFS, which consent you have not been granted. We therefore demand that you immediately remove all unauthorized DILBERTŪ materials from the website address http://test.angel.net/nic/dilbert/ and any other sites over which you have control. You must confirm to me in writing that you have complied with our demand by no later than two (2) weeks from the date appearing at the top of this letter. Nothing in this letter shall be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of any right or remedy possessed by UFS or any affected party, all of which are expressly reserved. Sincerely, Toby Sanders