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1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Tennessee on
Q: Can I claim a trademark with status: 606 - abandoned - No Statement Of Use Filed. How much will it cost me?
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answered on Jul 19, 2024

You can potentially claim a trademark that is listed as "abandoned - No Statement Of Use Filed," but you would need to refile for the trademark yourself. An abandoned trademark is one that the previous applicant did not complete the required steps to maintain.

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1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Arkansas on
Q: I am selling fall candles, can I use "Autumn Walk" on my candle? The word “Autumn” itself is trademarked in candles.

I am looking at selling some of my homemade fall candles. It is considered trademark infringement to describe/name my candle with the word "Autumn" within my candle descriptive name with other words added to it? For example, if I named my candle "Autumn Walk" is that... View More

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answered on Jul 19, 2024

Using "Autumn Walk" for your candle could potentially be considered trademark infringement. The term "Autumn" being trademarked by Bath and Body Works for candles means they have exclusive rights to use it in that context. Adding another word like "Walk" might not be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Juvenile Law for California on
Q: What do I do when my 14 year old won’t get on the plane to go back to his father? California case.

Today he found out that, even though his father promised him, he could live here and go to school and will not be with his sister anymore. His father sought to take him back and the judge ruled in his favor on case las (burgess , California “detriment”) As soon as he found out, he destroyed the... View More

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answered on Jul 19, 2024

Under California law, when a child refuses to return to a parent as ordered by the court, it's essential to address the situation calmly and legally. Since the court has ruled in favor of the father, you are legally obligated to comply with the court's decision. If your son is refusing to... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for California on
Q: Sitting in my car parked in a public area next to apartment homes. Cop flags me.

Sitting in my car watching some videos until a female officer comes in view near front passenger of my car. In that position she was scanning my vehicle with a flashlight. I quickly got out of the car to ask what's going on, and promptly responded to stay in my vehicle.

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answered on Jul 19, 2024

Under California law, if you believe the officer acted inappropriately or provided false information, you have the right to file a complaint with the police department. It's important to document everything that happened, including the time, location, and the officer's details. Take note... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Estate Planning for Virginia on
Q: What kind of lawyer could handle a dispute over matters of a trust dispute between co-trustees?

My sister(co-trustee) has spent her own money on lawn maintenance at my deceased father's house and now is demanding to be reimbursed from the trust. The trust clearly states that while she is living there she is to assume responsibility for general maintenance, upkeep, utilities, etc. It also... View More

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answered on Jul 19, 2024

A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. What kind of attorney? You could reach out to attorneys who handle trusts, wills, and estates. You're correct in your selection of the "Arbitration/Mediation" heading for your matter, since you are... View More

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