Unfortunately another site smartdate.com is attempting to steal my site, traffic and work by seizing my domain name.
I received this notice....
from Fabrice Le Parc
date Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 6:12 AM
subject Cease and desist notice
this is a one-time friendly notice that you are knowingly infringing the copyright of “Smartdate”, a registered trademark with the OHIM and WIPO, with your recently registered website thesmartdate.com
Unless you cease exploiting this website within 48h hours, our US attorneys Orrick will initiate a procedure to recover our rights, which will incur significant cost on your end, in addition to the damages we will obtain for attempting to parasite our traffic and brand.
In addition, our legal team are contacting the USPTO to claim anteriority and make any registration you may have attempted void.
Smartdate SA, Legal
What can i do about this and what are the proper steps to stop them from stealing my domain?
Or is this legal theft and anyone with the term "smart date" in their domain, dating service or not subject to legal theft?
Thank you in advance for any help or guidance anyone can provide.