No. You may sue under the common law for copyright infringement. However, to make use of the federal statute, which has real teeth in its statutory damages, for example, the work would have needed to have been registered first.
As is sometimes typical with these questions, there are insufficient facts to fully answer the question. Regardless of any divorce proceeding, i.e., in a vacuum, should any entity or person, including a spouse, who has an interest in any type of entity wish to divest said interest, the seller and...Read more »
I found the question stem confusing. If the lessor corp has a lease and operates in WPB, that would be the principal place of business. If this does not answer your question, please follow-up and clarify your question.
Customer filed with Builders board and was denied as claim was over a year old. Now have filed small claim against us personally. Do they even have a case if not filed in the Corp name? Does our corp bond play into this at all? We have 'demanded a hearing' to avoid a default judgment.... Read more »
Based on the facts as presented, the S-corp appears to be an improper party. Accordingly, prior to the hearing, I would demand from the plaintiff voluntary dismissal of the action. In fact, I might even attempt to move the hearing date for, inter alia, to give the plaintiff more time to consider...Read more »
I concur with consulting a trademark (and business attorney) during the formation of any entity. Moreover, where intellectual property ("IP") is involved (though copyright may be the exception), it's imperative to have an attorney counsel the entity on identifying the IP, drafting...Read more »
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