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Date: April 11, 2010 To:Brian Chambers West Host

Re: Copyright Infringement Offender: Claudia Lutman Events http://www.claudialutmanevents/blog.html hosted by West Host Claudia Lutman Events Claudia Lutman (clutman@claudialutmanevents.com) +1.248 885 8014

Offense: It appears that Claudia Lutman is attempting to create a blog under her name, hosted by West Host, using Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol materials. Claudia Lutman Events (http://www.claudialutmanevents.com), a client of West Host, is using the services and servers of West Host (referenced in Exhibit 4 below ) to post and disseminate information and materials which infringes the intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights of Luxurious Wedding, even thought Luxurious Wedding has been in contact with Claudia Lutman and on 9/14/09 denied Claudia Lutman Events future authorization to use our materials (referenced in exhibit 3 below).

This Infringement complaint concerns the unauthorized copying and posting of text from both http://www.luxuriouswedding.com/etiquette.html and http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com . As a client of West Host, ClaudiaLutmanEvents.com has an obligation to comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA").

Infringement Notification - Luxurious Wedding has detailed the copyrighted work(s) we believe has been infringed upon and included within Exhibit 4.

Exhibit 1 - 3 details the beginning of the copyright infringement. Exhibit 4 details the infringement as it applies to a West Host Account claudialutmanevents.com

Exhibit 1. First Offense 9/9/09 (see attachment) On Sept. 9. 2009 Luxurious Wedding became aware that Claudia Lutman was removing direct content from Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol to insert on a blog created as http://claudialutmanevents.blogspot.com. Assuming no ill intent, Claudia Lutman Events was asked by Luxurious Wedding to: a. Use her own text b. Or give proper credit

Both sites for Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol http://www.luxuriouswedding.com/etiquette.html http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com contain the following: Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol is a division of Luxurious Wedding .com All content remains the property of Luxurious Wedding.com. Content may be used for exact reprint provided credit is given with a visible link back to Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol. For clarification please refer to our information on copyright infringement.

Exhibit 2. Second Offense 9/14/09 Complete Copyright Infringement of our Text with a Link to our Competitor (see attachment) On Sept. 14, 2009 Luxurious Wedding became aware that Claudia Lutman had copied and infringed on our materials in several posts and changed the link in the post titled ""How Did You Find Me?" Vendor Question Annoys Bride from Luxurious Wedding to Style Me Pretty - a competitor. Excerpt from ClaudiaLutmanEvents.blogspot.com In your quest to find the perfect vendor, they are also looking for the bride who is a good fit for them. Feedback is as essential to them as it is for you. So when asked, be specific. Say I found you on, Style Me Pretty Little Black Book Blog verses "I found you on the Internet".

Exhibit 2 Attachment: The Second Offense attachment is a copy of our email to Claudia Lutman Events stating that we were aware that the posts on her blog http://claudialutmanevents.blogspot.com/ is in violation of several federal copyright acts as she did not write one word of it. The egregious change of the text link (in the source article) from Luxurious Wedding to Style Me Pretty Little Black Book was an attempt to knowingly divert business from the original embedded link Luxurious Wedding in our article to our competitor Style Me Pretty Little Black Book Blog.

Exhibit 3. Permission to reprint denied to Claudia Lutman effective 9/14/09 Refer to Exhibit 2 attachment 9/14/09 where Luxurious Wedding states: Based on your attempt to knowingly and intentionally divert attention to a competitor using Luxurious Wedding source materials, effective today Claudia Lutman no longer has the permission of Luxurious Wedding to reprint, copy or in any way shape or form use any material presented on any of our properties. Please remove all images and reprints from our properties and refer to our Copyright Infringement information.

Exhibit 4. Third Offense discovered 4/08/10 Applicable to West Host. Claudia Lutman now has a wordpress blog hosted by West Host as part of her website. http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/ This new blog has replaced ClaudiaLutmanEvents.blogspot.com

The following postings are in direct copyright violation and appear on the blog being hosted by West Host for claudialutmanevents.com:

1. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials The Courtesy Of A Reply http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=33 Original Content Posted 7/31/08 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - Respect The Wording On The Wedding Invitation & Response Card http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/2008/07/respect-wording-on-wedding-invitation.html

2. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Aisle Runner History and Protocol http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=27 Original Content Posted 6/11/08 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol -Protocol for Rolling Out Aisle Runners http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Aisle%20Runner

3. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Trimming Your Guest List http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=15 Original Content Posted 6/4/09 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - The Wedding Guest List Preparation & Guidelines http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Guest%20List

4. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Invited to the Shower but Not the Wedding http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=15 Original Content Posted 6/4/09 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - The Bridal Shower Guest List http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Bridal%20Shower%20Guest%20List

5. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Bridesmaids Luncheon and a Gift Registry http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=30 Original Content Posted 6/4/09 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - The Bridesmaid Luncheon Guest List http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Bridesmaid%20Luncheon

6. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials The Art of Gracious Wedding Planning http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=4 Original Content Posted 3/8/09 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - Gracious Brides Practice The 5 C's of Wedding Planning http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/2009/03/gracious-bride-practices-5-cs-of.html

7. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Wedsites http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?cat=7 Original Content Posted 4/19/08 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - Wedding Website Protocol http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/2008/04/wedding-website-protocol.html

8. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Church Bell or Blackberry http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?m=200905 Original Content Posted 4/4/08 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - Church Bell Chime Or A Blackberry ? http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Cell%20Phone%20Etiquette

9. Claudia Lutman Infringed Materials Preparation & Guidelines for The Wedding Guest List http://claudialutmanevents.com/blog/?m=200907 Original Content Posted 6/4/09 Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol - The Wedding Guest List Preparation & Guidelines http://luxuriousweddingetiquette.blogspot.com/search/label/Guest%20List

It appears that Claudia Lutman is attempting to create a blog to promote herself using Luxurious Wedding Etiquette & Protocol materials which she has been denied permission to use. Adrienne Meredith has made numerous requests for removal, which have been acknowledged and ignored by Claudia Lutman. I have a good faith belief that the use of materials described above is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. On September 14, 2009 in an email acknowledged by Ms. Lutman, Luxurious Wedding stated: Based on your attempt to knowingly and intentionally divert attention to a competitor using Luxurious Wedding source materials, effective today Claudia Lutman no longer has the permission of Luxurious Wedding to reprint, copy or in any way shape or form use any material presented on any of our properties. Please remove all images and reprints from our properties and refer to our Copyright Infringement information. The information in this notification is accurate and I swear, under penalty of perjury, that I am the copyright owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Adrienne Meredith Luxurious Wedding
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