How do I report trademark infringement on Instagram?
Instagram can’t adjudicate disputes between third parties, and so we wouldn’t be in a position to act on trademark reports that require an in-depth trademark analysis or a real-world dispute outside of Instagram. In these situations, rather than contacting Instagram, you may want to reach out directly to the party that you believe is infringing your rights, or seek any resolution in court or by other judicial means.
You can report copyright infringement by filling out this form or by using the Brand Rights Protection tool, which enables a rights holder to identify and report violating content for trademark, copyright, and counterfeit.
Please note that submitting a claim of trademark infringement is a serious matter with potential legal consequences. Before you submit a report, you may want to send a message to the person who posted the content and resolve the issue with them directly. You may be able to resolve the issue without contacting Instagram.
Remember, only the trademark owner or their authorized representative may file a report of trademark infringement. If you believe something on Instagram infringes someone else’s trademark, you may want to let the rights owner know.
Please note that we regularly provide the rights owner’s name, your email address and the details of your report to the person who posted the content you are reporting. This person may contact you with the information you provide. You may wish to provide a valid generic business or professional email address for this reason.
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