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January 17, 2018
Jeffery L. Samson Via First Class and Certi?ed Mail
Aloha Poke Sho
Re: Infringement of Aloha Poke Holdings LLC's Trademark Nos. 5,123,102 and 5,031,423
Dear Mr. Samson:
We write today since you are listed as the Agent and co-owner for Aloha Poke Shop in Honolulu, Hawaii. We represent Aloha Poke Holdings LLC ("Aloha Poke?), a Chicago company that specializes in making and providing customizable, raw tuna, salmon, and tofu- based bowls with Asian-in?uenced toppings and sauces to its customers. Currently, Aloha Poke has seven (7) restaurant locations within the greater Chicagoland area and has near term plans to expand locally and nationwide.
Aloha Poke is the owner of two US Trademarks Registration No. 5,031,423 to ALOHA and design Registration No. 5,123,102 to ALOHA POKE (the "Registered Trademarks") (see below).
Since early 2016, Aloha Poke has been continuously using its Registered Trademarks to promote, market, and sell its food, products and services. Copies of these trademarks are
It has come to our attention that your company, Aloha Poke Shop (hereinafter referred to as "you" or "your?), is using the words Aloha Poke in conjunction with operation of its restaurants located at located at 1111 Bishop Street, Suite 116, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 and the maintenance of its website and social media including its Facebook page. Our use of our Registered Trademarks predates your use.