answered on Mar 3, 2023
Trademark signifies a source of goods or services. Unless your artwork serves as a logo (which can be trademarked), you would have to demonstrate to the USPTO that the elements of your artwork are distinctive and unique enough (secondary meaning) to qualify as a source of goods. This can be... Read more »
answered on Aug 10, 2022
Payout of vacation time will be dictated by your employment agreement and the company policies regarding that payment. If the company has a pto benefit and you have accrued PTO that has gone unused, you should be entitled to that unused time as pay. Most employment contracts are at-will contracts... Read more »
Selling at a very low price/loss so can't afford lawyer/attorney fees to draw up a contract. I don't mind drawing it up myself but I want to make sure it would be legal to do so.
answered on Apr 15, 2022
To answer your question, yes, you certainly can draft your own sales agreement. However, it would be more advisable to have counsel prepare one if you can. The money spent on counsel may be tax deductible.
Notwithstanding, as you indicate you have a sole proprietorship, what you are... Read more »
specifially the grateful dead dancing bear graphic
answered on Mar 1, 2022
I agree with my colleague's previous answer and would just add for some background that one obtains trademark rights through use of a mark on goods or services. Registration of a mark is not required for protection but is most definitely helpful. It puts others' on notice that the mark is... Read more »
I want to use the name for a sweatshirt Brand I’m thinking of starting and I looked up if the name is trademarked on Justia Trademarks and it says Status: 606 -Abandoned - No statement of use filed. Status date : 2020 -06-15
answered on Dec 5, 2021
The more appropriate place to be checking to see if a trademark might be valid to use would be the USPTO site, not Justia. I would advise doing a cursory search there first. However, this is just a preliminary step and would only pick up obvious instances of your proposed Mark being used. You... Read more »
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