Facebook threatened by the rise and idea behind Nigerian startup facekobo.com

To Whom It May Concern:

We write regarding your registration and use of the domain name facekobo.com, which contains the famous Facebook trademark.

As you know, Facebook is the leading online social network, available at www.facebook.com and on mobile devices.  Facebook has used the Facebook trademark in connection with its social networking services since 2004. The Facebook trademark is registered in the United States and internationally, and is one of the most famous trademarks on the Internet. As we hope you can appreciate, protection of its trademarks is very important to Facebook.

We were concerned when we learned of your registration and use of facekobo.com.  Specifically, your unauthorized use of the Facebook name is likely to cause confusion as to whether you or your company’s activities are authorized, endorsed, or sponsored by Facebook when, in fact, they are not. While Facebook respects your right of expression and your desire to conduct business on the Internet, Facebook must enforce its own rights in order to protect its valuable and famous trademark......Read More....