Q: Stolen art work, I did a logo for customer who then disappeared.
I recently saw 5 of his vehicles with my logo on them. I found his address and sent him an invoice. Never heard back.
Can I sue to have him either pay the invoice or remove the logos?
A: Yes so long as you can demonstrate that you actually created the logo for him and that you were to be paid for your services, you have evidence a contract existed between you two. This can be shown through the chain of communications you likely have with him. Did he ever agree on your fee prior to you completing the work? Often times a simple demand letter from an attorney is all you need to get a party who owes money to pay up. It's cheaper and faster than filing a lawsuit which can be done if, after a demand letter is sent, he still refuses to pay.
Marcos Garciaacosta agrees with this answer
Brilliant answer from Mr. Brooks.
Check your local rules, if it is under certain level you may be able to sue in justice or small claims, much simpler and cheaper.
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