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2 Answers | Asked in Internet Law and Libel & Slander on
Q: Is it legal for somebody to video tape a private telephone conversation and threaten to distribute it on social media?
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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Apr 11, 2021

I agree with Mr. Akpinar. You should have a confidential discussion with an attorney so that the facts can be fully explored. There are many facts that may affect the analysis: How many parties were involved in conversation? Where were the parties located? Was the recording done with consent or... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark on
Q: May can i design drawing Albert Einstein in my style or photo editing for print on demand business ?
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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 31, 2021

You may be on safe ground, BUT you must discuss the specific facts surrounding your idea with an intellectual property attorney in a confidential setting. A federal court in California ruled that Albert Einstein's likeness was no longer protected by New Jersey's laws regarding post-mortem... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: help

We became unemployed during this pandemic with my mother and started selling t-shirts over etsy.

We buy all svg and designs from digital svg sellers. Unfortunately we have received a nonsense trademark warning 3 times in the last 3 months.

Finally, a design of our "boy mom and... Read more »

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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 29, 2021

You should certainly contact an experienced intellectual property attorney for a confidential discussion. There are many facts that affect the analysis, and an experienced attorney will be able to explore all relevant facts before advising you. Such an attorney will want to review the complaining... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Civil Litigation for Georgia on
Q: LLC is joined as Third Party Defendant in a counterclaim lawsuit, LLC is served with process, does LLC have to Answer?

In other words, please confirm if an LLC who was properly served with process to the registered agent (who is not an attorney) by court order, needs to hire an Attorney to "Answer" a counterclaim lawsuit as a Third Party Defendant. And please confirm if there is any Georgia State law... Read more »

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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 27, 2021

Under federal and Georgia law, a limited liability company must retain an attorney to appear on its behalf and represent it in court.

As always, you should have a confidential discussion with an attorney who can thoroughly explore the facts of your situation, as there is some ambiguity in...
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1 Answer | Asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) on
Q: I have development a music teaching system in a private school which is completely unique. Can I patent that? thanks

It's a week by week learning course.

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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 26, 2021

It's possible that the teaching or learning methods, course materials, or other aspects of your project are patentable. Various aspects of may also be protectible under copyright laws. Another issue to consider is whether your employer or others may have rights in any intellectual property... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Civil Litigation for New York on
Q: hello! If there is a judgment who decides how to calculate the interest and what the amount is?

We have a judgment against us from an “old friend” who sued us and the case went all the way to trial in October of 2017. The judgment wasn’t filed until may 2019 and was never served upon us. Then the person said she wasn’t going to try to get the money anymore. We wanted to refinance and... Read more »

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Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 26, 2021

Hi, Liz. The interest rate may be specified in the judgment. If not, most states have statutes that specify rates for pre-judgment and post-judgement interest. If this is a New York state court judgment, that rate is generally 9% simple interest. As always, there could be additional facts that... Read more »

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