Intellectual Property Infringement Policy
Clever Things, LLC understands the importance of protecting copyrights, trademarks, service marks, or other intellectual property. The intellectual property infringement policies of Clever Things, LLC are dictated by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, numerous intellectual property laws of the United States of America, the laws of the State of Alabama, and other applicable laws. For more information on protecting intellectual property, visit the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO.gov) or Copyright.gov.
Notices of intellectual property infringement or counter notices should be sent through certified mail to:
Clever Things, LLC
Attn: Legal IP
3496 Wellington Road
Montgomery, AL 36106
Intellectual Property Infringement
You may submit a claim for any violation of a mark on which you hold a valid, registered trademark or service mark (registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO.gov), or for foreign marks, registered with the appropriate intellectual property organization of your country; state registrations are not considered valid for these purposes),
A notification of claimed intellectual property infringement must be a written communication provided to Clever Things, LLC that includes substantially the following:
- Identification (including registration number) of the intellectual property claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple intellectual property works on our web site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
- Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, or to be the subject of infringing activity, and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Clever Things, LLC to locate the infringing material.
- The jurisdiction or geographical area to which the mark applies.
- The goods and/or services covered by or offered under the mark identified above.
- The date of first use of the mark identified above.
- The date of first use in interstate commerce of the mark identified above.
- A description of the manner in which the Complaining Party believes its mark is being infringed upon.
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit Clever Things, LLC to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law.
- A statement that all information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Intellectual Property Counter Notifications
If you are responding to a complaint of infringement, you will need to file a counter notification. A counter notification must be a written communication provided to Clever Things, LLC that includes substantially the following:
- Identification of the material that has been removed, or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.
- A statement under penalty of perjury that the intellectual property owner has a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled, and that all information in the notification is accurate.
- The intellectual property owner’s name, address, and telephone number, and a statement that the intellectual property owner consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, or if the intellectual property owner’s address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Clever Things, LLC may be found, and that the intellectual property owner will accept service of process from the person who provided notification or an agent of such person.
- A physical or electronic signature of the intellectual property owner.
This page was last revised on Thursday, February 16th, 2023.