New misleading letter alert – Fake EUIPO payment reminder
It takes the form of a fake EUTM payment reminder letter uses the EUIPO logo, name, acronym and address, and purports to be an EUTM payment reminder issued and electronically signed by a senior manager of the Office. It includes a demand for a registration fee to be transferred to a Polish bank account.Users are reminded that they can protect themselves from misleading invoices and letters by taking careful note of the information on the EUIPO website:
The EUIPO will take the necessary criminal legal action against suspected offenders. We are fully committed to protecting our users, especially at this time, when fraud attempts are on the rise.