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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Is the logo registered as a trade mark? Technically even if it is not a registered trade mark the other party could be guilty of "passing off" the name of the festival for its own gain. The law Passing off is where some one rides on the back of the goodwill and name of another party to unfairly take a commercial advantage. You would have grounds to stop them using the name as you can clearly prove a trading history of five years, and that money and time has been spent on the name website and place of business. Have you thought about getting a local solicitor to write them a letter warning them off and stating that damages or an injunction could be sought. The gravitas of seeing a solicitors letter will often stop and make people think twice about what they are doing? Kind regards AJ
No problem. I wish you the best of luck. Please do not hesitate contact me if I can assist any further? Kind regards AJ