I've used this in the past to good effect
feel free to use it, but only on the understanding
that I have no legal insurance so cannot take
any responsibility if it all goes tits up


YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS

THEIR NAME AND ADDRESS

DATE

Dear Mr WHOEVER

I am writing to notify you that your unlawful copying of DESCRIPTION OF PHOTOS infringes upon my exclusive copyrights. Accordingly you are hereby directed to cease and desist all such copyright infringement.

I am the owner of copyright in various aspects of the aforementioned photographs. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 my copyrights have been in effect since the date that the photographs were created. All copyrightable aspects of my photographs are copyrighted under United Kingdom Law.

It has come to my attention that you have been copying my photographs. We have examples of your unlawful copies to preserve as evidence. The consequences of your copyright infringement may include damages and recovery of costs. Your actions constitute copyright infringement in United Kingdom Law under the aforementioned act.

I demand that you immediately cease and desist your unlawful copying of the photograph and provide me with prompt written assurance within fourteen days that you will cease and desist from further infringement of my copyrighted works.

If you do not comply with this cease and desist demand within this time period I am entitled to use your failure to comply as evidence of “wilful infringement” and I may seek damages and costs for your copyright infringement.

If you or your solicitor have any questions, please contact me directly.

Sincerely,

YOUR NAME

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