This is a transcript of the voice message Mary Kay Inc. president of U.S. operations Darrell Overcash left for sales directors today about the lawsuit against Touch of Pink Cosmetics (details on the lawsuit here):
This is Darrell Overcash and this message is being sent to all Independent Sales Directors. We want you to be among the first to know that on May 7th, Mary Kay Inc filed a lawsuit in federal court in Dallas TX against Touch of Pink Cosmetics and its owners, Amy Weber and Scott Weber.
With this lawsuit, MK seeks to prevent Touch of Pink Cosmetics and the Webers from their improper procurement and sale of Mary Kay products and their misuse of the company's trademarks and goodwill. Mary Kay made the decision to pursue litigation after careful consideration of all the company's options. Litigation is a serious undertaking and is rarely a swift or easy process.
However Mary Kay is committed to vigorously pursue this litigation in order to protect your individual rights to conduct your business as Independent Beauty Consultants, Independent Sales Directors and Independent National Sales Directors AND to protect the Ultimate Consumers of Mary Kay Products.
We know you will support us in this effort and we sincerely appreciate your cooperation, concern, and patience as we move forward with this litgation. If you do have any quesitons about this matter, plesae feel free to contact the legal support team at 972 687 5777. Thank you.