We appreciate you taking the time to tell us that someone is using our got beef? slogan on housewares or apparel without our permission. YOUR INFORMATION REMAINS CONFIDENTIAL and we don’t know where it came from.
From everything to a coffee mug to a dinner plate, to a scarf, we are really upset that so many places have allowed their sellers to use our slogan unauthorized and make lots of money from it.
COMPANIES WE LOVE :
We have some big companies in total cooperation. We love the fact that Etsy and Ebay have been quick to take down unauthorized listings, as we have paid a lot of money to trademark these slogans and have used them in our business since the early 2000’s. They have trademark infringement policies in place to help protect trademark owners.
COMPANIES WE DESPISE, and WHY YOU SHOULD PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED USE:
However, other marketplaces (we won’t mention names ) have forced us to spend more money on getting our legal teams involved. They would rather exploit unauthorized use of our items and when they are in clear violation of Trademark Laws. Why is this?
Certainly if one open marketplace has 49 sellers unauthorized selling our slogan on products, and those sellers are making lots of money, the big box marketplace also prospers from sales and fees. There are licenses available for big box sellers to buy a license to cover their customer’s products but so far they have chosen not to.
Don’t let them fool you. Our licensing is affordable from the small Etsy shop to the large marketplace. We’ve worked hard to protect our items and reputation all these years. Help us stay on top ! Your submisson remains confidential. If you do provide your information, and we find the company is in violation, we will send you a THANK YOU PACKAGE.
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