Q: How am I supposed to handle a trademark infringement lawsuit if I think it's a mistake? pls read the "More Information"

Dear lawyer.

Unfortunately, I involuntarily found myself in an unpleasant situation and I would be happy for your help. I have an account at Marketplace site, where I sell products from a variety of different suppliers. A few days ago, an e-mail was sent to me from a lawyer (on behalf of VOGTIP) stating that I was included in the list of defendants in a copyright infringement lawsuit(Illegal use of a trademark). I myself do not live in the United States but sell there. I'm not familiar with the American legal system so I would love to ask you what to do in the event of such a lawsuit. It should be noted that I looked for any indication (in my sales account) for the violation they are talking about but did not find. thanks agian!

*the complaint is being conducted in US court

2 Lawyer Answers
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta

A: You can be dragged to an American court by virtue of you selling here.

There are different tools to deal with the lawsuit if you think it is an error.

You need to consult with an attorney review all the documentation you have.

Best luck!

Linda Liang
Linda Liang
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Boca Raton, FL

A: If the complaint has been filed in US court, you will have 20 days to respond or will receive a default judgement. It's time to hire an attorney to defend yourself, in this case, seek settlement, instead of being dragged into a costly lawsuit or to receive a default judgement. Call a lawyer now.

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