AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR CUSTOMERS
TRENDTEX FABRICS LTD. - COPYRIGHT
Providing the Finest in Tropical Fabric Designs Since 1984
Aloha Customers of Hawaii Barkcloth - Trendtex Fabrics, Ltd.:
The purpose of this letter is two-fold. First, we want to sincerely thank you for your business. We are very proud to be Hawaii’s premier wholesaler of unique Hawaiian, Pan-Pacific and Oriental fabric designs and are excited to be celebrating over 35 years of service to our customers.
Secondly, we want to take this opportunity to remind you that all of our designs are proprietary and are protected under copyright law in the United States and around the world. As you know, when you purchase our material, you do not thereby acquire the right to copy or otherwise reproduce our fabric designs. Doing so without an appropriate license from us is illegal and subjects those who engage in such unauthorized activity to civil damages of up to $150,000 per infringement. In addition, criminal copyright infringement is investigated by federal law enforcement agencies and is punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.
We appreciate your business and your respect for our valuable intellectual property and we look forward to continuing to provide the highest quality line of fabrics reflecting Hawaii’s diverse culture and tropical influences.
Trendtex Fabrics, Ltd.