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GSBN:(OT)David vs Goliath: CertainTeed trademark?
Apologies for the cross posts.
I'd like to ask a favor of all you good folks. We at
sustainablesources.com recently received a "cease and desist" letter from
building materials giant CertainTeed corporation for our use of the
words "Building Solutions" on the main page of our website
(http://sustainablesources.com). Actually, the phrase we use is "Green
We feel that the trademark lawyers are working just a little too hard
to justify their existence.
They've asked for a response by August 30. We'd like to ask you,
the likely users of our site, to help us respond. If you go to our
main page (http://sustainablesources.com), a second page will open as a
popunder with a simple, two choice response (there's also room for
additional comments, should you so choose).
Please submit your answers - they'll be sent directly to the
trademark lawyers, and copied to us.
Thanks for your assistance.
Green Building Professionals Directory: http://directory.sustainablesources.com
Sustainable Building Calendar: http://SustainableSources.com/calendar/
Green Real Estate: http://SustainableSources.com/realestate/
Straw Bale Registry: http://sbregistry.sustainablesources.com/