PHILIPSBURG, ST. MAARTEN - The AvA Airways Inc. management team has taking notice of an infringement of trademark by Martinique company Ava-Air SAS being represented by Mr. Renard David, with company number 523 966 927 and located at AEROPORT AIME CESAIRE ESP. AEROSERVICE Lamentin Martinique 97232 FRANCE.
AvA Airways Inc, is an aviation company duly registered and incorporated in the United State of America. AvA Airways Inc. represents Ava Air, Ava Airways (“Curacao”), Ava Airways (“St. Maarten”) and just the name Ava, in connection with its Airline Transportation Services. The use of Ava Air and any form of Ava or AvA Airways is in violation of International Trademark Rights, as ratified by the 176 signatory countries of the Paris Convention Stated the Chairman of AvA Airways Inc., Mr. Olivier Arrindell. This convention offers protection of intellectual property rights, common law service mark rights, and trade name rights.
Mr. Arrindell stated that “The United States federal registration (“IC 039. US 100 105. G & S: Airline Transportation Services”) where the trademark of AVA Air is registered provides us with property rights under the bilateral intellectual trade agreement between the Republic of France and the United States of America, as referenced by the Trademark registration. We are entitled to restrict the use of our trademark, or a confusingly similar trademark in association with confusingly similar products or services. Our trademark services/names are an important and distinctive representation of our company’s product as well as the goodwill of our company.”
On March 23,2017, the representative of AvA Airways Inc in Martinique France served Ava- Air SAS of Martinique requesting that they cease and desist any and all use of the name AVA Air or Ava-Air in connection with their Airline Venture.
AvA Airways Inc therefore find it imperative to protect its trade names against any misrepresentation that may cause substantial harm to its business by facilitating the loss of trademarks effectiveness.
“Ava-Air SAS of Martinique unauthorized use of AvA Airways Inc internationally recognized registered trademark amounts to an infringement of Ava Airways Inc. trademark rights “ said Mr. Arrindell .
AvA Airways Inc. therefore has respectfully requested Ava-Air SAS of Martinique to immediately cease and desist any further use of the “Ava-Air” name in association with marketing, sales, social media (such as Facebook and others) and website, airline company name, distribution, or any identification of products or services in connection with Ava- Air SAS of Martinique businesses.