Knights Of Columbus Rings - Sorry, but no more K of C rings or pins

Dear Sirs, We are Corporation Service Company (“CSC”), a provider of brand protection and internet monitoring services. We have been authorised by our client Knights of Columbus to take action in relation to online infringements of their intellectual property rights and other related matters.

Knights of Columbus is the copyright and trademark proprietor of the KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS word mark and K OF C logo in numerous jurisdictions around the world.

Considering Knights of Columbus’ popularity, it will probably come as no surprise that we come across unofficial websites and media on a regular basis. What you may not be aware of however is that should our client allow any unauthorised use of their name or logos, our client runs the very real risk that their organisation could become associated to content that is possibly damaging or perhaps not in keeping with their values.

Knights of Columbus is currently undertaking an audit of organisations which are utilising its name and/or logos and we would be grateful if you could help us with this process.

It has been brought to our attention that your website, is using our client’s trademark KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS and/or K OF C logo in the site content.

Potentially infringing URLs include (but are not limited to);You are advised that the registered trademarks are owned exclusively by Knights of Columbus and for use only by Knights of Columbus and their authorised affiliates; and we kindly ask that you immediately confirm your affiliation, if any, with Knights of Columbus.

If you are an affiliate, please get in touch with us and provide us with information and documentations that validate your affiliation with Knights of Columbus.

Alternatively, if you believe that you have used the trademark on your website by mistake, we request that you cease and desist any further infringement of our client’s intellectual property by removing all unauthorised content within 5 (five) days from the date of this notice.

Should you require any further information or clarification on the content of this email, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Yours faithfully,

Corporation Service Company