Sample Cease & Desist Letter

[Your Name]

[Your Address]


[Phone Number]


[Recipient’s Name]

[Recipient’s Address]

Subject: Cease and Desist – Copyright Infringement

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I am writing to you in capacity of [Your Position] at [Your Company]. It has come to our attention that your company, [Recipient’s Company], has been [describe the copying or infringing activity] which is strikingly similar to our [insert your product or service or brand].

We have invested significant time and resources to develop our [insert your product or service or brand], and we have strong legal rights to it under [relevant country]’s intellectual property laws. We view your [describe the infringing activity] as a direct infringement of our rights.

We hereby request that you immediately cease and desist all further production, advertisement, and sale of this [insert product or service]. Furthermore, we insist that you confirm in writing your agreement to this demand within [reasonable time period, e.g., 14 days] from the date of this letter.

This letter does not constitute an exhaustive statement of our rights, legal or otherwise, in connection with the above matter. We expressly reserve all rights and remedies available to us under the law.

We hope that this matter can be resolved amicably and swiftly.

Yours sincerely,

[Your Name]

[Your Position]

[Your Company]

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Disclaimer: This is a simple, generalised example and is not meant to replace legal advice.