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WTP Trademark publication sends fake invoice

22 January 2019

WTP Trademark Publication is sending out offers that look very much like invoices. Don’t fall for this scam.

Reading the letter carefully, you will understand that it is only an offer for registration of your business data.

The problem is that the sender doesn’t have anything to do with the official trademark registration bodies. And if you pay the amount of € 890, you will accept a three-year contract.

Here’s an example of this fake invoice (click to enlarge):

Our advice
This letter may look like an invoice, it’s only an offer. This means there is no obligation to pay. The offer can be safely ignored.

If you have paid, please check the general terms and conditions to see whether conditions to see if the agreement needs to be canceled to avoid a renewal.