Our company owns a domain called <name disclosed> which serves as an online shop and has generates several hundreds of thousands of USD in sales.
Our domain was registered with GoDaddy.com years ago.
On Thursday, 15th September 2022, I called Godaddy explaining to them that I... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2022
Dear Mrs or Mr,
yes, filing a lawsuit against the company would probably be possible, but I strongly advice you to consult it with an attorney at law so he can check all the details and analyse the situation. By doing this, you will have better understanding of your chances in this case.
My book includes Monet, Van Gogh, O'Keefe, Caulder and Michelangelo. Am I allowed to use their names and likenesses of their works in my book?
answered on Aug 20, 2022
Yes, you are free to use their names and likenesses of their works. There is no copyright or other related infringment in such action. Actually many book authors across the world do it in their own works about these artists. I hope it answers your question.
Or the phone company ? It’s an iPhone XR and it’s damaged by falling out not more than a causal walk up a staircase.
answered on Mar 24, 2022
On many legal claims you have to prove that the company did something wrong. Did the company making the sweatpants tell you or market their product as being able to securely hold the iPhone XR without falling out? Is the iPhone XR advertised to be able to securely fit in these particular... Read more »
I was involved in a car accident the car was a total loss and I was wondering if I got position in the car or does the insurance company get possession of the car also does the insurance company have the right to pay the finance company while at the time of the accident the car was not registered... Read more »
answered on Jan 22, 2022
An Arizona attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks, and you may be in a position where you need to remove the vehicle from storage. This appears to be something you might need to coordinate with the finance company if they hold a lien and possessory interest in the... Read more »
For the past month I have been developing my SaaS product, and on the first day I purchased a domain name. Let's say that the domain is Service.ai.
I was doing competitor research the other day and I found that someone has launched a very similar service on their domain Servicing.ai.... Read more »
answered on Dec 15, 2021
In the U.S., trademarks arise through "use in commerce." "Commerce" means an actual commercial sale, lease or similar transaction involving a product or service. Reserving a domain name is important, but it isn't enough, by itself, to establish a trademark right. If the... Read more »
So I've been Practicing Taekwondo for 7 years now and had been considering teaching kick boxing on the side for some extra cash, and my Instructor had said that if I tried to teach martial arts outside of the school I could be sued because of copy right, could they possibly do that?
answered on Sep 12, 2021
You should consult with an attorney
But as long as you are not taking content, printed or recorded, from somebody else, and as long as you are not violating any employment or NDA, you can be ok
In the US (specifically Arizona), if you create intellectual property (e.g. website, social media channels and 3rd party sales channels) as a volunteer (I was a volunteer in a business my husband was a co-owner in, I was not paid, wasn't asked to do create the IP nor directed in any way and... Read more »
answered on Jul 23, 2021
Depends on any communications or agreement.
Most likely any creation would be considered as a gift.
Depending on the value of the creation an attorney can advise you on what to do
answered on Dec 28, 2020
Depends on how similar it is.
You should consult with an attorney.
I am starting an art opinion blog, writing about museums, galleries, and exhibitions. I take my own photos of the artwork in these spaces when allowed. I would like to post these pictures on my blog to add detail but am worried about the legality of posting pictures of someone else's... Read more »
answered on Oct 20, 2020
This will most likely fall within the exception of "fair use" in copyright law, but be sure to check to see if some of sculptures are also subject to a trademark registration (see, e.g., Space Needle, Golden Gate Bridge).
Also check the Terms of Entry with every single museum to... Read more »
How can I go after them to reverse the Trademark?
answered on Sep 6, 2020
First, a point of clarification - a trademark and a trademark registration are not the same thing... they're kind of like a car and its title, or a house and its deed.
If you've been commercially using your mark since 2008 without a federal trademark registration, you have what... Read more »
I'm without a car.Is there anything I can do to get my car back from the dealer.
answered on Jul 29, 2020
She can and did do this without your signature. It sounds like your car title was an "or" title. This type of title would allow either one of you to trade or sell the vehicle without the signature of the other. It is very unlikely that you will be able to get the car back from the... Read more »
answered on Sep 11, 2019
It is suspended.
There are two more applications using similar name for similar application. This application will be processed once the two in front of it are disposed of.
If you need any specific help make an appointment for an in depth consultation.
i WAS HIT IN AN ACCIDENT, BECAUSE OF AN ERROR ON THE CITY COURTS SIDE, MY LICSENSE WAS SHOWING AS SUSPENDED ITWASNT SUPPOSED TO BE, AFTER THE OFFICER SAW THAT HE IMPOUNDED MY TRUCK, AND STARTED TO IGNORE ME COMPLETELY, WROTE ME TICKET, TOLD THE GUY WHO STRUCK ME IT WAS AUTOMATICALLY MY FAULT,... Read more »
answered on Aug 29, 2019
Assuming you were injured, and the two years has not run, you can make a claim against the other driver. Trying to sue someone over the court mess won't get you anywhere. Congratulations, though on unscrambling it. As to the bills, depending on what they are etc you may be able to collect on... Read more »
I want to hire someone for legal advice but don't know what type attorney I need.
I had my own IT business prior to marriage. While married I formed a CA LLC partnership with then husband and a family member of his.
I filed for divorce and it went through uncontested, but the... Read more »
answered on Aug 20, 2019
you need a business attorney and possibly a family lawyer as well.
I contracted with him in San Diego in the early 2000s.
answered on Jul 25, 2018
I don't know, but he is no longer listed as a patent agent or a patent attorney on the USPTO's Office of Enrollment and DIscipline's website. https://oedci.uspto.gov/OEDCI/practitionerSearchEntry
This would indicate that he is no longer available for business.
I'm 16 and living with my mother now 30 miles away from my school. I still have to go to school and im wondering if I could legally stay with a friend until school is out. My father also has a case my mother opened against him and his girlfriend for refusing to let me and my sister see her but... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2018
You should speak with your mother and the two of you should consult with her lawyer. Her family law lawyer can assist you in recovering your belongings.
Do I need any special permits or anything to use items around my business?
answered on Jan 30, 2018
Before you start your business you should speak with an intellectual property attorney. You may need licenses from Disney, Marvel and others to use their memorabilia, trade names, trade marks, etc. If you do not do this properly, you run the risk of being sued. A lawsuit could ruin a new... Read more »
Literary copyright question. Legally protected or not before revive certification?
answered on Jan 21, 2018
No, you don't need to wait.
As a matter of fact, you no longer have to register it in order to be protected. You have a copyright from the moment that you create your work in a fixed medium. You may want to register your work nonetheless because you need to have it registered if you... Read more »
I have a podcast for children and got permission from a musician to use one of his songs on one specific episode. The podcast episode is offered for free and I will give appropriate credit to him on the episode. It sounds like he owns the rights to his own music. He thought I would need a... Read more »
answered on Sep 5, 2017
It sounds like you should ask for a written license/permission to use the work which states that the song writer does in fact own all of the rights and he is granting you x times to use the work under certain circumstances. You should consider all of the ways you might use the work going forward,... Read more »
I am a custom watchmaker who creates dials and watches. I have designed an absolutely unique way to track and read the time of day on a watch dial. This design could be used in clocks also. Here is my question: Can this unique dial configuration be trademarked or maybe copyrighted so that others... Read more »
answered on Aug 4, 2017
To fully answer your question I would need to know more about the function of the dial configuration. The design may be protected by copyright law if it is not functional. However, the scope of copyright protection may be narrow, leaving room for others to design around your dial. From your... Read more »
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