His songs were copyright property and, like everything else he had, passes to others by a will or, if no will, by state laws. Someone owns the property including the copyright songs. A granddaughter might have rights however, with a mother(wife?) and children, it is not likely.
The question regards a contract for employment. Was the contract received following an interview? Does the company sell goods or provide services? Is the employment offer for a job for which you applied? Does the Better Business Bureau or the Chamber of Commerce recognize? How long has the...Read more »
The person who filed an LLC and trademark with indiana is acting in bad faith. I never gave them permission and she is claiming to have rights to "all" my art work. In the legal forms it reads "jane doe owns all rights to art by john doe" I never gave her rights I haven't... Read more »
This is a contract and interference with business matter and is largely factual in nature. Your cost benefit analysis will guide you in ignoring the party or in getting an attorney to assist you in terminating her complaints. See an attorney who can assist in court in the county where she resides.
A trademark is the Word, Symbol or Device that identifies the source of goods or services. Trademark infringement is the use or a Trademark which is similar in sight or sound to an existing Trademark under which goods and or services are sold. You can go to Uspto.gov, select Trademark and search...Read more »
Suppose you own a graphics design company, BIG Designs, that designs and installs advertisements and billboards. Back in January 2020, you were very excited to sign a $10,000 contract with the city to publicize a series of concerts in the parks. The ads and billboards would be installed in March to... Read more »
Did the contract have a clause excusing performance (payment) by the city if certain events occurred such as Acts of God? See counsel for an analysis of the terms of the contract which may excuse the city or which my require them to pay regardless of a particular event.
I'm making a website on animals. Each page will have basic information and facts about a particular animal. Obviously, to write about them, I need to learn about them first! So if I go and learn about them from other websites, books, or videos, can I write about what I learn without mentioning... Read more »
If you are copying from a work of Authorship, e.g., a book chapter, then you must have permission unless your use is for "criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use) scholarship or research" where each of these are excluded from infringement...Read more »
I was a Ph.D. student working with my professor at University. We together applied for two patents, which were approved in the U.S. and Europe. My professor later started a company and licensed these patents from the University. Recently on the news, a large company sub-licensed these patents again... Read more »
It is likely that the University owns the Patents with the professor able to license from the University. You can probably find the Universities rights by contact with a University Administrator or Officer. Your rights as an inventor are probably owned by the University by your IP agreement or by...Read more »
The Word, Symbol or Device you use to identify your business is a trademark. A trademark can be used as a common-law mark, registered in a state and, if interstate commerce is intended the mark can be registered with the Federal Trademark Office.
I am a dog breeder and used this person's stud. They wanted a puppy from the litter in exchange for stud service. They mentioned wanting a female or male. There was never once any mention of this being the pick of the litter puppy. Just a puppy. Now they are saying they were supposed to get... Read more »
Who are the witnesses to the spoken agreement. Just you and the other person? Are there any who were nearby and heard or could hear the discussion? If its your word against her word then the court room presentation to a judge may turn on the difference in value between the "pick" and...Read more »
Termination Email sounds like termination from employment from Amazon. If you work or worked for Amazon then their terms of employment likely required you to retain in confidence and to assign any inventions you created to Amazon.
No. It will not help. Patents do not protect "ideas" - The only thing that is protected is the "structure" that allows the "idea" to work. The structure is the thing that is protected. What is subject to Patent Protection? it is a new structure that does...Read more »
Go to USPTO.gov, select Trademark and search for the mark. Information at the search results will include the name of the owner of the mark, which may be a person or a company, along with an address. Also disclosed will be the attorney who prosecuted the trademark application. The attorney may be...Read more »
I am a programmer and I am creating an application involving streaming movies using a revolutionary technology. I am looking for a lawyer with copyright knowledge. The video files are provided as torrents and are not kept on the server. My questions are: Is it legal to stream the movies... Read more »
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