It sounds like you're acting as a Secretary of a N.C. corporation and attempting to comply with Section 55-16-01 of the North Carolina General Statutes in keeping the minutes of all meetings of the board members.
I am unaware of a specific requirement under North Carolina to include...Read more »
An notarized agreement was made between an individual owning a restaurant and two other individuals loaning that person money. The person who received the money has failed to make payments as listed in the agreement and is now past due. This individual now owes the couple more than what small... Read more »
Contact an attorney who specializes in collection actions, preferably in the county where the debtor resides/their business is operated. You're in excess of the amount in controversy for a small claims action - it makes sense to at least reach out to an attorney to see if it's...Read more »
I own a few hundred similar apps in different topics. Each topic is a result of a lot of research(keywords, popularity, etc). Someone just copied all my "topics" one by one and uploaded similar apps(same topic, same functionality) to the store. The list of my apps is available in my... Read more »
One of the most cited copyright cases is Feist Publications, Inc. v. Rural Telephone Service Co, 499 U.S. 340 (1991), which established that some minimum creative contribution is required for mere information to be protected by copyright. That is, facts cannot be copyrighted, there must be...Read more »
Copyright protection automatically applies once a work is fixed in a tangible medium. If you're seeking the additional benefits of federal registration, file for protection with the U.S. Copyright Office or contact an attorney with experience filing copyright applications to assist you, who...Read more »
There are tons of ppl on the Internet selling their arts, or even giving it for free. What happens if I buy it, put it into my game, publish and sell my game, then later realize they actually stole it from another artist and now I'm getting sued? How would the court solve this?
A court would look at the written agreement between you and your artist. Many contracts, including the transfer or license of intellectual property assets, include indemnification clauses. Generally, "indemnification" requires one party to pay for the other's legal expenses and...Read more »
Were you an employee? If not, what does your written agreement with the company state?
Any copyrightable work created by an employee acting within the scope of his or her employment is a “work made for hire.” The parties do not need to address works made for hire in their employment...Read more »
Got papers saying from comcast first saying i can sign forms to stop release of my info. I didnt because thought was junk mail. The yesterday got papers saying have a lawsuit and want me to settle for 4300$.
If you were served with a lawsuit you must respond within a certain period of time or you lose by default. If you received anything that is captioned as a "Summons" or "Complaint" and is accompanied with the name of a specific court, contact a lawyer in your state as soon as...Read more »
I don't know anything about the copyright although I read on Google that if you buy legally you can sale it legally well if they are no copies , so if you can give me any information about this I'll really appreciate it, thank you.
An individual who knowingly purchases a copy of a copyrighted work from the copyright holder receives the right to sell, display that particular copy, notwithstanding the interests of the copyright owner. This is known as the "first sale doctrine" or "first sale rule" in U.S....Read more »
The title of a contract is not as important as what's in it. What's in the contract will depend on your desires and requirements and the manufacturer's desires and requirements. If North Carolina law will control the document, English seems like a sensible choice; if Italian law,...Read more »
I am interested in starting a freelance writing business. I recently learned that before I can proceed with the name I will need to confirm that the name is not at all infringing on any copyright laws. I am pretty new to this stuff and I'd really appreciate some advice for how to go about... Read more »
Short phrases and names are generally not protected by copyright law. What you're probably thinking of is trademark infringement - the key question being, will your name confuse consumers, that is, might consumers believe that your company is affiliated with or endorsed by E. B. White, Harper...Read more »
If you're the author of the book and have retained all intellectual property interests in the writing, that's okay. If someone else is the author and you don't have a license to reproduce and display the book for that purpose, that's not okay.
You say you "filed Default" so I assume you are the plaintiff in this case. If, instead, a default judgment has been entered against you, you should contact a lawyer in the state the judgment was entered immediately to determine your options.
The contract between you and the person who creates your app, defines who owns the underlying intellectual property. Absent a contract, if you’ve only supplied an idea, the person who did the actual coding has the best claim to the copyright for that work. A court may, however, determine that the...Read more »
Answer: The contract between you and the person who creates your app, defines who owns the underlying intellectual property. Absent a contract, if you’ve only supplied an idea, the person who did the actual coding has the best claim to the copyright for that work. A court may, however,...Read more »
Husband owns the property solely. He gave my stepdaughter permission to put a camper in backyard to live in. Her mother is on title to camper. Stepdaughter and mother were given verbal notice to move camper in 30 days, didn't do it. Stepdaughter now in jail. Can we do something to keep mother... Read more »
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