Abmahnung

cease and desist letters
An Abmahnung (German term for a written warning) is a formal request by one person to another person to forthwith stop a certain behaviour.wikipedia
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Cease and desist

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If this formal request is made by an attorney, then it is similar to a cease-and-desist letter (but not a cease-and-desist order, which in turn is similar to a in German law).

Lawyer

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If this formal request is made by an attorney, then it is similar to a cease-and-desist letter (but not a cease-and-desist order, which in turn is similar to a in German law).

Law of Germany

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If this formal request is made by an attorney, then it is similar to a cease-and-desist letter (but not a cease-and-desist order, which in turn is similar to a in German law).

Consent decree

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It is used much more between private parties than a consent decree is in the United States, since German law permits a wide range of parties to file suit to bring an end to an observed wrong done to a third party, whereas in the United States the requirements for a party's standing to sue are more restrictive (i.e. only the wronged party can sue).

Lawsuit

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It is used much more between private parties than a consent decree is in the United States, since German law permits a wide range of parties to file suit to bring an end to an observed wrong done to a third party, whereas in the United States the requirements for a party's standing to sue are more restrictive (i.e. only the wronged party can sue).

Standing (law)

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It is used much more between private parties than a consent decree is in the United States, since German law permits a wide range of parties to file suit to bring an end to an observed wrong done to a third party, whereas in the United States the requirements for a party's standing to sue are more restrictive (i.e. only the wronged party can sue).

RedTube

In December 2013, the German law firm "Urmann und Collegen (U+C)" sent up to 30,000 cease and desist letters ("Abmahnungen" in German) giving legal warnings to German Internet users who allegedly viewed streams from RedTube containing certain copyrighted videos, demanding them to pay a fine of 250 EUR to the law firm of which 15.50 EUR would be distributed as compensation to the company claiming ownership of copyright for the videos, the Switzerland-based "The Archive AG".

VirtualDub

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In August 2006, VirtualDub's German users who hosted copies of VirtualDub, or even linked to them on their web pages, began receiving cease and desist letters from a private individual that claimed to have German word mark on "VirtualDub".

Impressum

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The law has also caused lawyers to scrutinise websites for this information and send Abmahnung (cease and desist) letters to their maintainers in the event it is missing.

Environmental Action Germany

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The newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung criticized in march 2017 the organization was „an interest group financing by Cease and desist (Abmahnungen)“.