Address and Heading
Please use headed paper of the person of company making the claim, if available.
To: [Personal Name [if known] or complaints department or general email contact address at internet service provider or website email address]
From: [Insert Complainant name]
[Insert Address 1]
[Insert Address 2]
[Insert Post Code]
[Insert Telephone Number]
[Insert Email Address]
[Insert date of letter]
LETTER BEFORE COURT CLAIM. DO NOT IGNORE.
Dear [Insert Personal Name or ‘Sir or Madam’],
Claim for infringement of copyright in [Insert brief description of work(s) infringed]
I am the [Creator and] owner of copyright in the following work(s) entitled [Insert title and description of copyright work] (my “Work”)
Section 16 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (the CDPA) gives copyright owners the exclusive right to control certain uses of their work, including the rights to copy, publish, distribute, or publicly perform their copyright works. It is an infringement of copyright to do any of these acts without the consent of the copyright owner.
This letter is a final warning that I will start a case against you in the high court for infringement of my copyright in my Work without further warning if you do not deal fully with my claim in the next [twenty-one] days. This may mean that you have to pay more costs.
Also in this document:
3. Details of Infringement