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What's the proper way to release a subcontractor?

I'm letting go a contractor who utilized my company name, logo and affiliation on his personal and professional web pages. What is the proper way to ensure he removes all company info?
Nina Kaufman answered June 30, 2010
URL: http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/222125
When you part company with a contractor, it's sound practice to put the termination in writing. That way, there's a clear date for determining when the contractor's work stopped.

It's also an opportunity for you to ask for the return of any of your company property--or in this case, for the contractor to "cease and desist" his use of your property.

If he refuses (or doesn't comply), you may need to take the step of getting an attorney involved. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act also permits you to notify the contractor's internet service provider that the contractor has infringing materials (your logo, etc.) on his site and to request that the site be taken down.

Going forward, you may want to have a written agreement with your contractors outlining your expectations when situations like this occur.

Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. is an award-winning New York City attorney, edutainer and author. Under her Ask The Business Lawyer brand, she reaches thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners with her legal services, professional speaking, information products, and LexAppeal weekly ezine. She also writes the Making It Legal blog.