If you are referring to the status of "Abandoned" given to a trademark filed with the USPTO, then this just means that an application is no longer pending or has been declared abandoned due to failure to file a response or statement. However, it is important to keep in mind that this applicant or...Read more »
I know FL Stat. 608.406 1(a) states, "The world 'limited' may be abbreviated as "ltd." but I am not sure if that means as part of writing out Limited Liability Company, or if it can be used as the designation completely. Thanks
The Revised Florida Limited Liability Act is found in Florida Statutes Chapter 605. Section 605.0112 of the Act provides that the name of a Florida limited liability company must contain the words “limited liability company” or the abbreviation “L.L.C.” or “LLC.” The abbreviation "Ltd"...Read more »
A Section 8 Cancellation of a trademark registration occurs when a registrant fails to file a renewal of their trademark registration. However, whether a mark is available for use depends on many factors including whether the mark is currently being used. Cancellation of a trademark registration...Read more »
To develop products for motorcycles. Currently the brand owned by another company is not active in any way. From my knowledge. What kind of lawyer do I need to carry out this? I am in the process of opening a company in the United States in the state of Florida.
You will need a trademark attorney to assist you with determining whether your use of the name would constitute infringement and with registration or licensing/purchase of the brand name. Just because a company is not active does not mean that the brand name is not being used as a trademark. For...Read more »
Business names and brands that are used to identify a source of goods of services can be protected with trademark registration. A mark can be registered with a state, nationally, or internationally depending on how the mark is being used in business/commerce. You should hire a trademark attorney to...Read more »
My condolences for your loss. You will need an attorney to administer your mother's estate through probate proceedings. Since your mother passed away intestate (without a will), the Florida laws of intestacy will be applied to determine who will inherit the home.
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