cease and desist

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cease and desist

An order from a government authority requiring one to stop engaging in some activity, such as construction without a proper permit. If issued from a court, it would be called an injunction.

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com/article-center/cease-and-desist-letter/how-to-use-cease-and-desist-letters-to-protect-your-rights) Legal Nature , a cease and desist letter is essentially a formal notice to another of their unwanted activity and to stop the activity in question immediately, based on a claim that the author of the letter, or the author's client feels harmed by the actions of the person the letter is addressed to.
The potential defendant will post the cease and desist letter on its website or Facebook page and mobilize its customers to sign petitions, comment on social media, boycott the IP owner, and generally ridicule the IP owner's brand and claims.
The cease and desist letter from Attorney Ronald Millet claims Zazzle has "unlawful use of PI trademark.
He and his team of lawyers are currently drafting up a cease and desist letter to be delivered to Gawker.
The band has fired off a cease and desist letter to Romney, to stop using their song.
We've had a terrific campaign or a new product just rolled out, only to receive a cease and desist letter from a credit union in another state.
The company removed Kents Hill merchandise from its site after an attorney for the school sent a cease and desist letter.
But regardless of who the victim is--the company itself or an individual--the early steps to combating the problem are to get legal counsel and file a cease and desist letter immediately," say Holifield.
Just hours after MTV stars Chelsea Houska and Kailyn Lowry revealed on social media that they received a cease and desist letter from Jenelle, Barbara took to (https://www.
One of the risks of sending a patent cease and desist letter, however, is that, unless the letter is carefully drafted, the infringer may file its own action for a declaratory judgment (DJ) of non-infringement.
London, July 31 (ANI): Magic legend David Copperfield sent out a cease and desist letter to JK Rowling claiming her Harry Potter stories are a rip-off of his life story in a spoof video.
The 25-year-old reality TV personality just served the latter a cease and desist letter this Monday.