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Wielding Her Trademark, Tanya Tate Tackles Online Impostors

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—British bombshell Tanya Tate has made her mark in the adult industry and strengthened her loyal fan base by utilizing multiple social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. As her profile has been heightened internationally, Tanya has found herself the target of impostors. Fans have been duped into believing they were communicating with the three-time SHAFTA MILF of the Year award winner when, in fact, they were not.

A savvy businesswoman, Tate has been able to utilize her protected trademark to strategically remove the impostors from social media sites.

“I am very appreciative of my fans and want to make sure that when they communicate with Tanya Tate, they are doing it with the real one," said Tanya. "Having a trademark in place is vitally important."

Tate's strategy has also been implemented to protect her brand and curtail piracy on Tanya Tate-owned content. Through Tate's experience in adult entertainment, the multi-award-winning actress became aware that adult websites often served as an easy platform for stolen content. Tate made it a goal to secure all her owned work, of which she regularly monitors to ensure her material stays protected.

Tate, who manages her own website and has recently started the Tanya Tate label, considers the security of her brand a top priority and goes to great lengths to protect it. One of the first things she did to preemptively protect her rights was to trademark the Tanya Tate name.

Tate advises those in the adult industry who want protect their rights and intellectual properties to considering trademarking. Her website,, features thousands of images and numerous videos. The use of her pink logo of a heart with wings enables Tanya to put a stamp of ownership on all her content. The consistent stamping of her brand’s logo allows her to easily spot stolen content when she’s exploring social media outlets. She proactively looks out for profiles on networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter that are using Tanya Tate images or trademark to mislead others into thinking they are on an official Tanya Tate site.

Her knowledge of intellectual property rights helps her recognize when her work is being pirated and when to report such violations. In fact, Tanya just recently found a site on Google Blogger claiming to be an official Tanya Tate Blog. The blog had cut and pasted text, quotes and even videos from her website. Tate immediately contacted Google and didn’t stop fighting the group until the site was taken down.

Though Tanya has proven herself to have extensive knowledge of intellectual property rights and will fight until piracy of her material is rectified, she also knows when to enlist the help of a professional. When needed, she counts on the aid of Nate Glass, founder of Takedown Piracy, an anti-piracy service that was started in 2009. Glass, through Takedown Piracy, sends a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) notice on behalf of the copyright owner.

“Stars such as Tanya Tate are a great line of defense against uneducated pirates. Oftentimes fans of the industry don't realize the content they are downloading is illegal and their actions harm the bottom line of everyone involved” Glass said. “Tanya's message to the fans is loud and clear and those that love her will think twice before they continue to jeopardize her livelihood. On behalf of Takedown Piracy and everyone in the adult entertainment industry, I would like to thank Tanya for spreading the word to her peers and fans.”

Anyone who spots stolen Tanya Tate material or finds anyone claiming to be Tanya Tate is encouraged to report such transgressions to Tate immediately. She can be reached via a myriad of means, all of which can be found on

Tate plans to keep doing the same for others in her industry. Tanya Tate proves that protection of her content is always worth the time and sometimes legal struggle she has to go through to keep her trademark authentic. As an independent website creator and one of the hardest-working women in the industry, she refuses to allow piracy to damage the value of the brand she has worked so hard to create.

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