Intellectual Property Law
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Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.The answer I will provide you is likely not going to be favorable, so kindly do not blame the proverbial messenger. I strive to provide you with the best information even if not always welcoming so that you can make the best decision for yourself going forward.Rosetta Stone is notorious for aggressively and fairly quickly defending their copyright. They do not allow unlicensed software to be sold anywhere, so they frighten away ebay listings, craigslist postings, and anything else they can find. The issue for you is that you were attempting to sell a counterfeit item, which makes this copyright infringement and that also means that they can indeed sue you for damages, attorney fees, and pursue charges. Having said that, it almost never gets to that point--if you contact them and try to negotiate, they may possibly agree to a payment from you from anywhere of $500 to $3,000 for attempting to infringe on their copyright. If you choose not to negotiate, they will sue you and they will very likely prevail, so possibly negotiating with them as the letter states may be the cheapest solution all around.Hope that helps.
How should I start to negotiate with them thru email??
Any template that you can suggest for me to start off the negotiation?
And how to fight for the lowest payment to have it settle outside of the court?
How much likely that they will file a lawsuit against me if I didn't reply to that email?
I've seen people experienced that same situation as mine, and they chose not to reply. At the end, the issue was just put aside, and no consequence followed.
I'm worried about it
May I just ignore it, and move on?
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