Legal/Infringement Notices/Wichita State University
Wednesday, September 01, 2010
650 Castro Street, Suite 300
Mountain View, California 94041
In re: DMCA Complaint/Trademark Infringement
In intended compliance with information from your webpage (as provided to me by my clients), please note the following:
1. As General Counsel to Wichita State University and the WSU Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Inc., I am authorized to represent these entities.
2. Please note that your "Firefox" software product currently displays/offers usage of the name of Wichita State University and representations of two registered marks (see attached), i.e.,
- Script WSU/wheat design
- Registration Number 3,829,485/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
- Muscular WU
- Registration Number 2,342,944/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The purpose of this communication is to document that your company's use of these marks and the University's name is without consent or authorization. On behalf of Wichita State University and the WSU Intercollegiate Athletic Corporation, Inc., I hereby respectfully that your continued usage of such marks and said name immediately cease and that your company take affirmative steps to desist from such usage in the future.
3. My contact information is set forth below.
4. This communication is forwarded with a good faith belief that use of the marks/name noted above is not authorized.
5. The information contained in this communication is accurate, and as previously noted, I am authorized to act for Wichita State University and the WSU intercollegiate Athletic Association, Inc.
Ted D. Ayres
Vice President and General Counsel
cc: Donald L. Beggs, President
Barth Hague, Associate Vice President for University Relations
Eric L. Sexton, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics