Cease and desist letter regarding patent infringement

Dear Sirs,

we are representing ??. Our corresponding Power of Attorney ... attached as Annex 1. ... the name ... on behalf of our client ?? I advise you of ... following:

1.    Our client ... the owner of European Patent EP ?? which ... in effect ... Germany. ... German validation of this European Patent carries ... file no. DE ?? Please find enclosed as Annex 2 a current excerpt from ... online registers of ... European Patent Office ... of ... German Patent ... Trademark Office. A copy of ... European patent specification EP ?? ... attached as Annex 3.

2.    Our client ... the owner of European Patent EP ?? which ... in effect ... Germany, ... United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, ... Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, ... Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland ... Turkey. ... German validation of this European Patent carries ... file no. DE ??. Please find enclosed as Annex 4 a current excerpt from ... online registers of ... European Patent specification EP ?? ... attached as Annex 5.

3.    Our client has learned that you are selling ?? which infringe said patents. I attach documentation evidencing that you have sold ... Amazon ... a German customer ... shipped into Germany infringing ??  as Annex 6. Annex 6 also comprises evidence of ... sale of these ??  by Amazon directly. Photos of ... infringing ?? are attached as Annex 7.

4.    The said ?? make literal use of all features of at least ... first main claim of said patents.

5.    In particular, said ?? realize ... following features of claim 1 of European Patent EP ??:

·         The ?? are an ……..;

·         …………

The realization of these features can be seen ... the photos attached as Annex 7.

6.    In particular, said ………….. realize ... following features of claim I of European Patent EP …………:

·         ……..

The realization of these features can be seen ... the photos attached as Annex 7.

7.    Because of ... infringement of ... patents you are obliged vis-á-vis our client to, inter alia, cease ... desist, give information, render account ... pay damages. Our client has instructed us ... give you ... opportunity ... settle this matter out of court. If you wish ... indeed settle ... matter out of court, my client insists that you ... sign ... return a cease ... desist undertaking (a form of which ... enclosed as Annex 8) until

                                                   ........ 2018

at ... latest.

8.    My client reserves its right ... enforce any claims it may have ... a court of law, if ... above deadline expires without you signing ... returning a cease ... desist undertaking. We sincerely hope that this dispute can be settled out court, failing which we shall advise our client ... issue court proceedings against you without further notice.

If you have any questions regarding this letter, please feel free ... contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

……………..

ANNEX 8

Undertaking ... Cease ... Desist

 

……………., represented by its managing director, („…………“) hereby undertakes vis-à-vis ………….  („……..“):

 

1.    to forthwith ... permanently refrain from offering, distributing, selling, putting ... the market ... from importing ... possessing for these purposes ... or into ... Federal Republic of Germany ……. which infringe European Patent EP ……;

2.    to forthwith ... permanently refrain from offering, distributing, selling, putting ... the market ... from importing ... possessing for these purposes ... or into ... Federal Republic of Germany, ... United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, ... Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finnland, France, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, ... Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland ... Turkey ……… which infringe European Patent EP …….;

3.    to pay ... ……… a contractual penalty ... the amount of EUR 10,000 for each case of violation under ... waiver  of ... objection of a continued violation („Fortsetzungszusammenhang“) for any violation of ... cease ... desist undertakings under numbers 1. ... 2. above;

4.    to inform …….. until ………….. as ... provenance ... the distribution channel of such ……………., ... to ... particular provide …………… with ... names ... addresses of ... manufacturers, suppliers, commercial customers as well as with information about ... number of sold, supplied, received ... ordered quantities of such …………..;

5.    to render account ... ………….. until ……………….. about ... revenues generated, ... costs incurred ... the profits made through ... acts described ... numbers 1. ... 2. above;

6.    to destroy until …………… infringing ……………. which remain ... …………….. direct ... indirect possession ... ownership ... - at ... choice of ………….- ... surrender them ... a trustee ... be named by ………….. which trustee shall destruct ... ………… at ... costs of ……………;

7.    until ……………, ... compensate ………… for all damages incurred ... the past as a result of ... infringing acts described ... numbers 1.and 2. above ... to declare that ……….. ... compensate ………….. for all damages that ……….. ... incur ... the future due ... acts described ... numbers 1. ... 2. above;

8.    to reimburse ……… until …………………… for ... costs ... relation ... this warning letter ... the basis of ... German Act ... Lawyers´ Fees („Rechtsanwaltsvergütungsgesetz-RVG“) as follows: 1.5 free pursuant ... No. 2400 VVRVG; §2, Abs. 2, 13 RVG ... the basis of a value ... dispute („Streitwert“) of EUR 100,000 plus costs pursuant ... No. 7002 WVRVG. §2 Abs. 2,13 RVG, resulting ... a total amount of EUR 2,274.50.

 

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