Is it alright to name an Ohio sports club with a mascot name from a high school in Illinois? Can we use their colors? We would not use their images and the letting on our jersey design would be different.
The only way to find out if it is "alright," is to contact the trademark owner and obtain permission. Without prior permission, there is a risk that the trademark owner could sue for trademark infringement.
If you use images of Waldo and other recognizable features of the books, then yes, it would infringe the copyright. Getting permission might be difficult to track down the owner. The book publisher might have the rights, or the author might have retained them. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain...Read more »
I host a radio show on an online radio station. I am covered under there contract to play any bands I want. I record all my shows and want to host them on a website. Do I need a separate license for this and if so do you have any recommendations?
You need to have licensing agreements in place with BMI, ASCAP, SESAC and all other music licensing entities in place to play music over the air. You will also need a separate license with SoundExchange to play music on your website.
Check with the court in the location where your spouse lives. Ohio requires that a person live in Ohio for 6 months, and in the county in which the divorce is filed, for 90 days. Other states also have residency requirements. So check all the courts where spouse has ever lived.
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