Dear Sir and/or Madam,
Imitation is a fine form of flattery, and so I am indeed flattered. Nonetheless, E-Male is a registered trademark of Strangelove Heavy Metal Industries, Inc., and your use of the name E-Male-2 represents a violation of our intellectual property.Respectfully,
Since 2005, SHMI Inc., has invested time, effort, expense and expertise into establishing the E-Male trademark as a valuable indication of the origin and quality of the supplies and healing goods as well as the squad leading and spotting services sold under it. As you are no doubt aware, the E-Male trademark is known throughout the world and associated with items of unique gamesmanship and quality.
Therefore, the use of our trademark as an in-game name shows a clear intent to take advantage of our world-wide notoriety.
In view of the substantial reputation that our trademark has developed since now, we are entitled to take action against you for infringement of our rights.
As a consequence thereof, you are requested:
Should you not observe this warning and not execute this undertaking within 10 seconds from the receiving of this notice, we will feel free to adopt any appropriate defence of our image and trademark.
- to immediately desist in the use of the name E-Male-2
- not to use the trademark or any mark substantially identical or similar to it in any future in-game name you will register;
- to pay, in the event of any breach of these undertakings, ONE MILLION DOLLARS (cue dramatic music) costs on a solicitor/client basis.
Such actions may include fragging your butt in-game from here to eternity.