Intellectual Property theft cost the United States apx. $100 billion per year. As a trademark owner you are responsible for monitoring and enforcing your trademark rights against trademark infringement.
It is not uncommon for infringers and copycats to attempt to copy your brand assets or sell counterfeits of your products and material online. The United States Patent and Trademark Office will not monitor your trademark rights. It’s your responsibility as the trademark owner to monitor your trademark against competitive marks and services that may be the same or similar to yours.
Online infringement is rampant on online marketplaces such as facebook, amazon, etc.
If you discover that another brand is using your trademark you should consider enforcing your trademark rights.
If you have any questions or concerns about your particular online counterfeit and online infringement please contact one of our experienced trademark attorneys. We are always happy to provide a legal trademark counterfeit and online infringement consultation.