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I'm an Event Planner with an established business. I have been

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I'm an Event Planner with an established business. I have been notified that another company is using my portfolio of work as their own and claiming credit to gain work. What are my rights to stop them?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
This company is in breach of copyright in respect of any written materials they are using and they are also guilty of passing off their business as yours. You should have your lawyer issue a cease and desist letter immediately
and if necessary raise court proceedings for injunction and damages.
The injunction is to stop them breaching your copyright and from passing off. The damages would be based on any loss of revenue you have suffered as a result of what they are doing.
I hope this helps.
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Satisfied Customers: 10896
Experience: 30 years as a practising solicitor.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi,

That's brilliant thank you!

What's the best way to find a lawyer? I have phoned a few today but non dealt with that area.

Kind Regards,

Susanna

Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
You need an intellectual property specialist for this. You could call the Law Society for a recommendation or go to the Law Spciety website.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thank you!

Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
You're welcome.

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