Ray Beckerman's answer I am not aware of any formal barrier to your doing that, so long as you make it clear that you are not the company, and you are doing this on your own, and so long as you give full recognition to their trademarks.
However, I wouldn't do it, because it would not be surprising for the company to come after you anyway, in these litigious times, unless you get their permission.
Ray Beckerman's answer Not 'freely'. You would certainly run into some copyright questions. There might or might not be fair uses in your use of the quotes, which would be a defense to liability, but I would need to review each quote and the context and manner in which you use it.
Ray Beckerman's answer Laws for these type of procedures vary from state to state, but probably you would have to sue the person for the money, and get a judgment. Then, once you have a judgment, you can go about enforcing the judgment, which would include levying on nonexempt assets of the judgment debtor. You can find a lawyer through the county bar association, or if you would like a referral from me, give me information about the specific location of yourself, the person who owes you the money, and the real...
Ray Beckerman's answer Mediation is a consensual process, the purpose of which is to assist the parties in arriving at a mutually acceptable settlement. I think it is best to do it as soon as possible, since one of its purposes is to help the parties avoid litigation expenses.
Ray Beckerman's answer I do not understand your question, but if you are asking whether there is caselaw about the duty to disclose potential risks to an acquiring company, yes of course there is abundant case law on that subject.
Ray Beckerman's answer In the first place, the only way to get any form of limited liability is through setting up an LLC, or corporation. Secondly, limited liability will protect the shareholders from certain types of corporate liabilities, but NOT from tort liability such as copyright infringement, trademark infringement, patent infringement, in which those shareholders were involved.
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