Legal:DMCA BP logo

    From the Wikimedia Foundation Governance Wiki
    From: brandprotection@lexsynergy.com
    To: legal@wikimedia.org
    Date: November 20, 2019 at 03:16:00 UTC
    Subject: DMCA Notice - https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Bp-logo.jpg/800px-Bp-logo.jpg
    Content: c:File:Bp-logo.jpg

    Dear Sirs, We write on behalf of BP p.l.c. of 1 St James's Square, London, SW1Y 4PD, United Kingdom. Our client is a well-known global energy company that operates in over one hundred countries worldwide, specialising in the manufacture and supply of fuel, oil, gas and other related products and services in the energy sector (see www.bp.com). Background Our client is the copyright owner of the well-known BP Helios logo, a representation of which can be found at the url below. https://www.bp.com/etc/designs/refresh/bp/images/navigation/bp-logo.svg Issue We write in relation to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bp-logo.jpg and specifically the image at https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Bp-logo.jpg/800px-Bp-logo.jpg. See attached screenshot. Our client refers to this image as a “9 o’clock BP Helios” and is concerned because it is a version that has they never use. Our client assumes that this version has been created by an unrelated third party without permission. It seems that our client’s partners are stumbling across this page and copying mand using this logo for legitimate purposes, thinking it is a correct version from a visual standards perspective. This is not the case. The correct version of the logo is the “1 o’clock BP Helios” which can be found at https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f3/BP_logo.png/150px-BP_logo.png Request In order to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the Wikimedia site, our client requests that the incorrect “9 o’clock BP Helios” version of the logo at https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c3/Bp-logo.jpg/800px-Bp-logo.jpg be removed. It appears that it is not possible to overwrite this file. We thank you in advance for your assistance and cooperation. The Name of the Copyright Holder BP p.l.c. https://www.bp.com/ Contact Information to be provided to the website owner as part of the DMCA Complaint. Name: Robert White Company Name and Address : Lexsynergy Limited, 130 Hampstead House, 176 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6BT, UK Telephone Number: +44 20 313 70459 Email Address: brandprotection@lexsynergy.com Sworn Statements The Complaining Party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner its agent or the law. The information in the notification is accurate and under penalty of perjury that the Complaining Party is the owner or is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. Designated Electronic Signature ROBERT WHITE Yours faithfully, Robert White Lexsynergy Limited Domain Management | Global Registrations | Escrow | Domain Recovery | Domain Audits | Watch Services T: <redacted> | T: <redacted> | Web: lexsynergy.com | Lexsynergy Blog Follow us: Twitter | Facebook | Linkedin