Asked in Trademark for New York

Q: Is a signed settlement and trademark licensing agreement without it being stamped is valid and enforceable under NY law?

I come across one settlement and trademark licensing agreement ("STLA") that is governed by the New York, United States law whereby it is signed by both the Licensor and Licensee but it was not stamped. I am not sure what are the formality / pre-requisite for a STLA to be valid and enforceable. Thank you.

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Timothy John Billick
Timothy John Billick
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Seattle, WA

A: Generally if both parties sign, the contract will be enforceable. What do you mean by "stamped"? Feel free to reach out with any questions.


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