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Reporting Claims of Trademark Infringement


If you believe that your trademark is being used on an AOL site, property, or service (“service”) in a way that constitutes trademark infringement, the owner or an agent of the owner may notify AOL. Your complaint must contain the following:

  1. Information reasonably sufficient to permit AOL to identify the owner, including the owner’s name, address, telephone number and, if available, email address and, if the complaint is submitted by an agent, the complaint must also include the agent’s name, address, telephone number and, if available, email address;
  2. An exact description of the trademark. If the trademark is the subject of a trademark registration, the complaint must provide the registration. Otherwise, the complaint must list: (a) the trademark; (b) the goods and/or services that are associated with the trademark; (c) the date on which the trademark was first used on such associated goods and/or services; and (d) the geographic area in which the trademark has been used;
  3. The URL of the page where the unauthorized use of the trademark is located;
  4. A description of the reasons why owner or agent claims the trademark as it appears on the service infringes owner’s trademark rights;
  5. A statement by owner or agent that the disputed use is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or by law;
  6. A statement by you, under “penalty of perjury” that: (a) all of the information in the complaint is accurate; and (b) you are the owner of the trademark or the agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner; and
  7. A physical or electronic signature of the owner of the trademark or the owner's agent.

A complaint can be submitted by sending: