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HiThank you for your question. I will try to help with this.
What exactly would you like to know about this?
got this email from these just a bit ago
also I found this on the net where they comfirm this is in the public domain
email they sent is below
Dear Sir,KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON ® is now a Registered as Community Trademark (CTM) Registration No:(NNN) NNN-NNNNin our name: Keep Calm and Carry On Ltd. A CTM Registration gives the Owner of the Registration the exclusive right throughout the whole of the European Community (including the United Kingdom) to use the Trademark in connection with any of the Goods for which it is registered. It is an unlawful Infringement of CTM Registration No: 945619, without our permission, to apply the Trademark KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON ® to goods for which it is Registered or to their packaging, or to import such goods where the Trademark has been applied to those goods or to their packaging. If you have received a Take-Down Notice from eBay regarding goods advertised on eBay, this is because the goods concerned fall within the goods of CTM Registration No:(NNN) NNN-NNNN and we believe either • that you have applied the Trademark to those goods or their packaging or had the Trademark applied for you, or • that you have imported such goods where the Trademark has been applied to those goods or to their packaging. It is also a Criminal Offence as well as an unlawful Infringement knowingly to manufacture or supply Counterfeit Goods, namely goods essentially the same as goods supplied by Keep Calm and Carry On Ltd to which or to the packaging of which the Trademark has been applied.Our legal team are working closely with aBay and their Vero programme enforcing our rights against any infringement with sellers.We take any wrongful threats of action against us, in any form with the utmost seriousness and will take appropriate action as required. Your emails will be filled with the Lawyers that represent us. We request that you, or the Solicitors that act on your behalf correspond in writing with the Lawyers that deal with our business and legal affairs. Their contact details will be provided upon request. Yours,Keep Calm and Carry On Ltd.
How can they set a company up so then no one can use the public domain image or slogan did you have a look at that link I sent . everyopne knows keep calm is in the public domain and there are a number of companys selling and manfactuering these keep calm products so do all they have to stop just because they set a company up in that name
My problem rerally isint with ebay but with the company just need to know where I can take this futher against this company and prove that they are in the wrong then I can just send this to ebay to prove this
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