I am a law student and have an email address with the term "law" in it. I am not a lawyer, however, and have never stated that I am. Is it legal for me to continue to use this email address without being a lawyer? Don't I have speech protections so long as I am not actively trying to... Read more »
I found a catalogue mailed to my dads house. No postal stamp that I see. He was an EBay guy back in 98 to 02. I never knew of Isold.com. But a catalogue was mailed to his house with that in the name line. Could he still have controll of that name? Could it be sold to pay for his long term... Read more »
I run a custom sticker company and want to show stickers of other companies logos on my site just as an example of what our printers can do. I will not sell the logos obviously, but I want to use them as stickermule.com does. Will I get in legal trouble if I do this?
There is something called the Fair Use Doctrine which allows individuals to use another's trademark in its non-trademark, descriptive sense or in its trademark sense to refer to the trademark owner or its product.
With that stated however, your best bet would be to consult with an...Read more »
I have a podcast, and we are just coming up on 10 episodes this weekend. After a google search, and I don't know why I didn't think to do this before, we realized that there is another podcast by the same exact name as ours! In fact, there are two or three. I'm worried we could get... Read more »
In other words, if the domain name I've created and purchased also turns out to be someone's personal Twitter handle (not a business), would that be a violation of any copyright/trademark/intellectual property laws?
Documents including operating templates created by myself all on my personal laptop not issued through the business. All budgets and analysis's have been created on my laptop. Are any of these documents legally my property considering I created it all from scratch on my laptop.
I have searched USPTO and google for "Selfie Skin" and no company has trademarked this in the US and also no American brand is using that mark. However, this company in Australia has been using that mark for a few years. Their product is a Laser Hair Removal. Our niche is in face mask... Read more »
So to elaborate a bit more than just "maybe"... this falls under a question of likelihood of confusion. Very generally speaking the question is "are customers likely to be confused" that your charcoal grill products are coming from you or from Chrysler.
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