I would like to reboot Inspector Gadget to continue the cartoon series on Netflix & a few other TV stations as a passion project.
I would also like to know where I would like to buy the copyrights to own the series.
answered on Mar 29, 2023
The cost to acquire the copyright for Inspector Gadget will depend on various factors such as the current owner, the terms of the acquisition, and negotiations between parties. It is recommended to consult with a qualified intellectual property attorney or agent who can assist in identifying the... Read more »
The phrase is "Keep America Gay". It is owned by Keep America Gay Corporation but I am unable to find this entity anywhere nor can I find a point of contact.
answered on Mar 15, 2023
If you want to use a phrase that is already trademarked by someone else, such as "Keep America Gay", you will need to obtain permission from the trademark owner. Here are some steps you can take:
Conduct a trademark search: Before using a trademark that belongs to someone else,... Read more »
Can I use team names from the NHL? Or a list of movies in the MARVEL Cinematic Universe? A list of books written by Stephen King? I want to expand my hobby to the creative side, but don't want to open myself up to a copyright or trademark lawsuit.
answered on Feb 25, 2023
Using names and other intellectual property (IP) in your own work without permission or a license may infringe on the rights of the owners of that IP, potentially leading to legal issues such as copyright or trademark infringement.
Using team names from the NHL, a list of movies in the... Read more »
I am establishing a small business and coming up with a company name is confusing to say the least. We will be a soap and skincare company.
answered on Feb 25, 2023
It's difficult to give a definitive answer without knowing more details about your business and the products you plan to sell, but in general, using "Black Label" as a company name may be problematic because it's a common term that is used by many companies in various... Read more »
I am looking to trademark the name Bitsy Boop. I found THIS on your website: BITSY BOOP - Trademark Details
Status: 710 - Cancelled - Section 8
answered on Jan 30, 2023
BITSY BOOP, with a design of a little girl, was registered by the Hearst corporation in 1998 for tee shirts, and one half of Hearst's interest was assigned to Fleischer Studios in 1999. The joint owners failed to maintain the registration with a required statement of continuing use in 2005,... Read more »
I am referring to an original composition of mine if someone records all or part of it without obtaining a license from me.
answered on Oct 12, 2022
Basic answer would be Yes, you can, as the copyright arises upon creation of the work. However there are some pros of registration of copyright in the U.S. or other few countries. You should seek intellectual property attorney to get the most efficient option for your situation.
Uncle passed years ago(10) then grams passes. 3 months ago my stepfather passes(no kids, just me since I was 3) and a few weeks ago my mother passed. My uncle was married with no children. Does my aunt(living in michigan) have any rights to my mom's house?( Only asset in the family) I was... Read more »
answered on Feb 11, 2021
Hire a competent attorney in the County where the property is. You need a title search, a determination of heirship (maybe two bloodlines or more), and an Affidavit of Heirship, which will be the Heirs' recorded source of title. Better check the property taxes too, or the Trustee might sell... Read more »
My brother started T.R.A.P. Fitness LLC in Memphis, TN in 2019 for both male and female clients. Here is his website: trapfitnessmemphis.com.
Trap Fitness for Pretty Girls was registered in 2020 (Serial Number 88312626) (Registration Number 5953349) in Lancaster, TX.
The entry did... Read more »
answered on Jan 15, 2021
It depends. You may be able to file under either name (the short name or the long name) but you would need to perform a clearance search to see exactly how everything was filed and then make a determination based on that. With trademark clearances, we would look at names that are the same but also... Read more »
If i make a company that has a similar but different spelling in the name than one that is currently copyrighted or trademarked, could i possibly be sued? I have no affiliation with said company nor do i sell or copy anything of said company, just two similar names. There is a trademark for the... Read more »
answered on Dec 23, 2020
Yes you can be sued.
It will depend on the similarity or difference of the products and whether somebody can be confused as the origin of the products or services.
Consult with an attorney
My dad's kids and I just recently found out that he left nothing to is other 7 children. What can I do
answered on Nov 2, 2020
Probably nothing. You can not wait around like that and expect to make it right now. Check the Register of Deeds to see if there is any real property you might be an heir at law of. If a Will was Probated look at the
Photoshopped or free and drawn.
answered on Apr 4, 2020
Because all of those characters are either protected under copyright on trademark, your proposed activity would result in infringement. To help you better understand the implications of such intellectual property rights, both the Copyright Office and USPTO have excellent informative websites. I... Read more »
I am the inventor of web cam covers of which I have a provisional application. I'm looking for an attorney to assist in possible litigation, an attorney of whom will take a contingency case. This has already been proved I have a rock solid case. Davison or invention land tried stealing my idea... Read more »
answered on Apr 2, 2020
Sorry, but there is very little chance of any attorney taking your case. For several reasons.
Firstly, just because you've filed a provisional application, does not mean that you have a patent. You need to file a regular application, prosecute it, and have the patent issue before you... Read more »
I’m looking for an honest patent attorney to help me claim my hats rightfully mine
answered on Feb 22, 2020
Additional information is required to properly assess your claim to IP rights. Email me at email@example.com to set up time for a call to discuss.
Robyn T. Williams, Esq.
Now I was told christmas and my birthday the patent along with the buisness is mine I'm ne ceo.... now theres patents for humanity my land lords surely cant steal my riches and my buisness... there're non proffit.... for one thing. And for 2 none of this was or is possible with out me its... Read more »
answered on Jan 13, 2020
I am so sorry that you had a bad experience with this firm. I am not familiar with them, but that industry of helping inventors has many bad apples.
There are a number of invention promotion firms that take money from inventors and provide little or no value back. I do not know all these... Read more »
I'm just a young inventor who reached out to davison/ inventionland for help getting started not long after web cam covers are all over the web I just want the credit which is owed to me I called it privacy cover pls help I dont understand how to get started with this I already submitted it to... Read more »
answered on Dec 9, 2019
Contact a local intellectual property attorney to determine your options, if any.
Am I obligated to give him anything in the home cause the police advised me to change locks when he left and I have. What are my options on this matter? We are not married to each other.
answered on Nov 18, 2019
No abandonment involved. You are jointly and severally liable for the full Note amount. The cops advice has no relevance to a possible distribution of marital property. Divorce may be an alternative, but it will not pay the note, insurance and taxes. Decide if you want house, then go from... Read more »
The editor has gone far beyond normal practices in actually rewriting parts of the manuscript, adding unrealistic dialogue, and changing characters.
answered on Nov 18, 2019
Depends on the terms of the contract. Contact a local attorney to review your contract to best determine your options.
The court date on the notice?
answered on Oct 18, 2019
Strictly speaking, you should not have to go- they are seeking "possession only" ( that language is VERY important, so double check) and if you agree or have already surrendered possession, then there is no dispute and no need for you to appear. HOWEVER, as the saying goes - "better... Read more »
My wife’s life and passing were of national interest, so a timely decision on a book is a wise idea. How do I retain the intellectual property I am producing if I choose to collaborate with another writer who has a professional writing career and who has approached me about the subject.
answered on Aug 27, 2019
You need to hire a competent Patent Lawyer to properly copywrite your material. He will be able to arrange protection prior to you giving away everything.
Contracts with local clients- established. Investor wanted to deposit “monies” from unknown sources into business account. I am a Lease holder and investor has put myself and the employees out. Investor has made slanderous comments to members of the business community. I have lost all wages,... Read more »
answered on Aug 19, 2019
Based on the facts provided you may have a claim for tortious interference with business relationship.
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