Aloha Poke trademark infringement letter

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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).

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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

enclosed.

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.