Langley Productions, Inc., producers of the "COPS" TV show, is a member of the eBay VeRO Program and is the owner of hundreds of trademarks, service marks and copyrights worldwide. As such, Langley Productions alone has the exclusive right to use its copyrighted works and trademarks. There are numerous potentially counterfeit/infringing "COPS" items for sale on eBay, and with this in mind, Langley Productions reviews items for sale on eBay daily.
The textual, photographic, video, audio and combined audiovisual programs and products resulting from Langley Production's television programs are protected under U.S. and international copyright laws. Anyone who displays, reproduces, copies, creates derivative works or sells our textual, photographic, video or audiovisual programs for commercial or non-commercial purposes without our permission violates the copyright laws and is liable for copyright infringement.
Likewise, Langley Production's trademarks and service marks are protected under U.S. and international trademark laws. Anyone who uses Langley Production's marks for commercial or non-commercial purposes without our permission on goods or for services in such a way that it dilutes or causes confusion with our marks is liable for trademark infringement.
Additionally, the manufacture, distribution and/or sale of counterfeit Langley Productions goods is illegal and carries criminal penalties.
What Should I Do?
Stop selling unlicensed or infringing products. The continued use or sale of any unauthorized or unlicensed Langley Productions "COPS" merchandise may result in criminal prosecution and/or civil litigation against your company. Langley Productions, Inc. will go to great lengths to protect their respective rights in the Licensed Properties. Doing so not only protects and preserves the Licensors legal rights and the substantial goodwill associated with the "COPS" licensed properties, but also consumers and collectors who rely on the quality and authenticity that such goodwill creates. If you are a retailer or just a person who purchased infringing items from a manufacturer, distributor or other third party, please provide us with the contact information for such party and we will pursue the matter with them directly. Contact Information: Langley Productions (ph)310/449-5300; (fax)310/449-5330; (email) email@example.com