Note: On Oct 7th, 2009 we rec'd the below
letter. The top photo appeared in FourWheeler magazine approx 25 years
with a title that now offends the trademark holder! Go figure.
My name is Penny
Xxxxx & I work for BIGFOOT 4X4, Inc. My boss has instructed me to contact
you regarding the use of “The Original “Big-Foot” on one of the vehicles on
your web site. The use of the BIGFOOT name is unauthorized and constitutes
a direct infringement of the BIGFOOT trademark, which has several US and
You (and all
persons whose actions you direct and/or control) are hereby ordered to Cease
and Desist any and all further use of the BIGFOOT name, logo, likeness,
image(s), etc. All such use has been, and continues to be, unauthorized.
Any and all depictions of the BIGFOOT monster truck or the BIGFOOT name or
any BIGFOOT references in any capacity whatsoever require the prior, written
permission of BIGFOOT 4x4, Inc.
immediately, stating that you have received and understand this Cease and
Desist Notice, and that you will remove or have removed, any such
Thank you for
your immediate cooperation in this matter
BIGFOOT 4X4, Inc. 6311 N. Lindbergh
Blvd. Hazelwood, MO 63042