The name is not a common word or phrase, but it is a bastardization of an American idiom which uses common words.
answered on Mar 7, 2023
Although titles of works are not copyrighted, the characters and other elements of the book may be, so steer clear of infringing them. The other consideration is whether the title -- even if not subject to copyright -- may be registered as a trademark. You should consult an experienced... Read more »
I received a mail from Kilpatrick Townsend about infringement of Apple’s intellectual property. I have an android app which uses Dark Sky company's weather data by formal way (I make payment every month for using Dark Sky data). But the Dark Sky company is bought by Apple in 2020. My weather... Read more »
answered on Nov 11, 2022
Tis could be a very case sensitive situation and we would need more details about the case in order to advice more. I highly recommend you to seek an advice from a local intellectual property lawyer so she/he can go through your case in detail and can give you best possible solution for this... Read more »
Novel compounds were isolated, characterized and elucidated from a traditional herbal medicinal product that had been in use for centuries by folk medicine practitioners. Is it possible to file a patent on this?
answered on Oct 12, 2022
This is a very difficult to answer just based on the information you have provided. I advice you to seek qualified patent attorney in your region/city so he can guide you through the whole process and discuss you with your options.
patent # 2,746,620
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answered on Feb 18, 2022
Your grandfather's patent is US2746620 and was granted in May of 1956. https://patentimages.storage.googleapis.com/0c/62/fa/ea6fb18d961575/US2746620.pdf
While your question centers on finding anyone using this technology, you may be wondering if anyone using the technology is paying a... Read more »
Once I do this how do I take possession of the property after 6 months
answered on Dec 31, 2021
The process to get possession is not as simple and quick as you like----however, if you are serious about this, I recommend that at a minimum, you consult with a property or real estate lawyer in your area--pay him for a consultation----and ask the questions you have and get the information you... Read more »
Wants to revoke saying the witnesses were not present. Her attorney wants us to sign a stipulation saying we agree it’s not valid. We don’t want to sign because this doc has cost us thousands of dollars and would like recourse. We do have a court date...question is can we not sign and let... Read more »
answered on May 13, 2021
If you have a court date, then a lawsuit has been filed. You indicate that "...this doc has costs us thousands of dollars and would like recourse." You need to immediately consult with an attorney or 2, and then hopefully hire one to represent you. Good luck.
I am helping host an event and we would like to use the slogan: "There's no place like home, and no taste like gumbo".
Furthermore, would the slogan: "There's no taste like gumbo", paired with a yellow brick road and red shoes for an event logo, cause any problems?
answered on May 1, 2020
I have the molds for these boats and was checking to see if patent expired
answered on Apr 4, 2020
Patent term is more confusing than it should be. The one part that is simple, is that patent term is not a function of the technology. There is not a way for the applicant to apply to extend the patent term (unlike trademarks or copyrights). (but as noted below, there are... Read more »
Which resulted in two break in,which the property manager confessed to providing a master key to a guest not leasing with the complex on a police report,can the property manager be held responsible as well as an accessory for my home being broken into for a second time
answered on Dec 30, 2019
It would be a bad idea for me to guess what led to the abandonment and what response you filed. It would be a good idea for you to contact the USPTO help desk as they can look into the electronic file and let you know the next step.
You can call 571 272 4200 ( they have several phone... Read more »
I received a message from someone on Facebook regarding some cosmetic brushes that I customize in my free time and that I have sold to a few people. They claim that their brushes, which are similar, are copyrighted but I see no proof of it on the website or elsewhere. They are also located in the... Read more »
answered on Aug 1, 2019
A work registered in the UK may be enforced here under the Berne Convention, but I'd ask them to give you proof of copyright.
any attribution of my contributions within press releases of the work — despite the fact that only my contributions appear in that press release. The attribution of the songs lyrics, and ideas in the NPR press release include every other joint-author excluding me. This enriches the other... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2019
Short answer: maybe. Long answer: it probably depends on how clear the evidence is that you were actually an author on the subject work. Have any of the other authors (or anyone generally involved in the development/project) claimed that you did not make any creative contribution to the final work... Read more »
Their are other siblings and grandchildren thinks that the grandmother was forced to sign a paper saying this, but we havent seen anything of such.
answered on Mar 18, 2019
This is not an intellectual property question, but rather a real property issue, or probate issue. Consider re-posting the question under the correct topic.
I went to get a oil change and the mechanic told me he changed my oil and it would last me three months. When I tried to go to work the next morning I couldn’t. I had to turn my car off all of the oil leaked out. I had to catch a Uber to work. When I got off I had my car towed to Walmart.They... Read more »
answered on Jun 29, 2018
If you have a receipt make several copies. Never give the original. Get an estimate from a mechanic as to what is needed to fix it.
There was a knock and see by a task force who then considered statement made by a room mate staying on property that admitted to using drugs personally, not on property probable cause for issuance of said warrant.
answered on Apr 30, 2018
You need a criminal attoeney to file a Motion for a Preliminary Hearing
My dad died in 2000 and my grandmother died in 2012, both died intestate. I'm an adult and I'm can't prove paternity, because my dad's name is not on my birth certificate. Is there anything else I can do? Am i legally an heir?
answered on Nov 9, 2017
There are other possible ways to prove you are an heir. A DNA test comparing your DNA to one of your dad's siblings might work. Also, witnesses could testify to facts that would suggest he was your father. Did he ever say he was, or act like he was? You would have a better case with a birth... Read more »
I created promotional material for a show in Vegas. There was no contract; they never licensed it from me, so they don't own the rights to any of it.
They have since remounted a different show under the same name in LA & they are using my creative work to promote the new show.... Read more »
answered on Oct 7, 2017
The first step would be to approach them yourself to try to work out a deal. If that doesn't work, try having an attorney contact them on your behalf and explain why they are legally obligated to stop using your work and properly compensate you. If that fails, you could sue them for copyright... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2017
That answer will depend on a number of factors, but as it relates to intellectual property law, the first question you have to answer before anyone can possibly respond to your question accurately:
Is this a picture you took (or own the rights to) that is of someone else, or is this a... Read more »
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