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Intellectual Property Policy

OfferUp is committed to ensuring that our online and mobile community is a trusted place to do business and we respect the rights of intellectual property owners. This policy is part of our Terms of Service.


Reporting a Rights Violation

If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes intellectual property  infringement, please submit your complaint using our intellectual property reporting form. We strive to respond quickly to reports from approved rights owners by removing or disabling access to the allegedly infringing material.

Here is how to submit a report:

  1. Use this link to access our intellectual property reporting form

  2. Fill out all required fields. Submissions must include reasons to be accepted

  3. Submit your form

You’ll receive notification from OfferUp once your submission was approved and we have taken action based on your report.


Information for sellers

Sellers are responsible for making sure any item they post for sale on OfferUp is authentic and its listing description doesn't infringe on the rights of others.

If your post was removed by OfferUp based on a intellectual property report. You should have received an email with information on why your item was reported and who to contact in case of questions or concerns.

Examples of infringements

  • Items that bear rights owner's trademark—such as a logo—but weren't made by the rights owner

  • Unauthorized use of a rights owner's images and/or text in a listing

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