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0 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Copyright, Employment Law and Products Liability for Arizona on
Q: Do I own the rights to my graphic designs?

I’m located in Arizona. I was hired to work for a company as an Administrative Assistant, doing HR & paperwork. One day over some small talk, I told my employer I do art in my free time and they eventually asked me to make them some Marketing Graphics for Sales, E-mail Newsletters &... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Trademark for New York on
Q: What if Plaintiff's Lawyer firm is demanding more than the amount demanded under default judgement passed by the Court ?

This was against 200 sellers for a patent copywrite, they demanded 2500$ for voluntarily dismissal settlement. I signed an agreement stating the payment should have been made within 7 days. I was facing technical issues with wire transfer as this was an overseas transfer from India. I asked about... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patents (Intellectual Property) and Trademark for New York on
Q: What if Plaintiff's Lawyer firm is demanding more than the amount demanded under default judgement passed by the Court ?

This was against 200 sellers for a patent copywrite, they demanded 2500$ for voluntarily dismissal settlement. I signed an agreement stating the payment should have been made within 7 days. I was facing technical issues with wire transfer as this was an overseas transfer from India. I asked about... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Texas on
Q: Does a card game need to be copyrighted?
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Q: Can i use Key Visual/Visual arts of movies or anime in my portfolio project?

I am web designer and i have a project about an anime streaming service in which many key visuals of anime are placed. And i want to add this project in my portfolio but I'm not sure if I can use such images.

0 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Copyright and Entertainment / Sports for California on
Q: What kind of licensing would a background music company need to legally commence business?

I would like to ask for your professional advice on a business venture that I am involved in, a company that provides background music for businesses as well as musical programming for radio stations.

The programs will be sent to the location via the internet as a private stream, or on... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright, Products Liability and Traffic Tickets for Louisiana on
Q: Can police officer tow your vehicle off private property without owner's consent? What can be done?

No cause for pulling me over. I turned into private drive way of friends house. Cops towed my car out the drive way with out my permission. I also didn't have driver license on person, expired paper plates, & no insurance at the time but they said it was because they seen it on the road... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Copyright, Criminal Law and Banking on
Q: so i was a victim of credit & debit card fraud, it left my accounts in overdraft, what should i do

it happened a year ago, i only recently became an adult and was super overwhelmed, had no idea what to do. i suffer with anxiety so dealing with this situation on my own was very mentally challenging for me and i tried to avoid it. i know that it won’t go away and i need to contact the bank about... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 28, 2022

You probably should hire a lawyer to evaluate your entire financial situation snd see what your best move is from here.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Entertainment / Sports, Gaming, Intellectual Property and Trademark on
Q: if I were to post videos online of a group playing a tabletop game based on copyright material could I be sued?

if I were to post videos on youtube of me and some friends playing tabletop RPG based around copyrighted material (pokemon) could I be sued for copyright infringement and could I monetize it without legal repercussions?

Thomas James
Thomas James
answered on Sep 26, 2022

This response is based on U.S. copyright law. Laws in other jurisdictions may be different.

While game rules are not protected by copyright, the manner in which they are expressed might be. Images (artwork, drawings, photographs, etc.) generally are protected by copyright. Names of games...
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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Wisconsin on
Q: can you get a legal protection of a google document (docs, sheets, powerpoint, & form)?

Someone claimed to have legal protection over a google document and I wanted to see if that is something you can truly do.

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation, Contracts and Copyright for Virginia on
Q: Model release form/contract for my business card?

I am a street photographer and I made business cards to use if I am approached or to give to people I photograph. On the business card I have an image I took of two men in business attire walking in stride facing away from the camera. Neither can be readily identified and their faces are not... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Michigan on
Q: If I give something away, with the intent to get people to buy something, does it count as commercial use?

Does it only count as commercial use if you sell something directly? Or would it still be considered commercial use if I gave something away for free but used it to try and get people to buy something else?

For example, if I started making a video game, let people download it from my... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Gaming for Oregon on
Q: can we use the legend of dragoon music without getting into trouble on youtube/twitch.com for streaming purpose.

we wish to use the music as a form of starting a stream, as a be right back idle music, and a end stream music, and wish to know also is the music is in fair use yet for how old the game is.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property on
Q: Can I use a copyrighted photograph if it's only a visual addition to statistics and analysis on the page?

For example, a sports player/ pro wrestler profile page illustrating their win and loss record, number of matches, and the photo would be next to their name). Would this fall under "research" and hopefully fair use? My planned website will non profit/commercial, just data and statistics.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Civil Rights and Communications Law on
Q: What can you say to the temptation of society?

Please state your opinion

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Maryland on
Q: I'm a barber I want to put a marvel character on a flyer to promote my Barber business Is this copy right infringement?
Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Sep 21, 2022

There's a joke among lawyers: "A picture is worth a thousand words, but when that picture is protected by image copyright, the picture is only worth three words: cease and desist."

No, you cannot use a copyrighted or trademarked image owned by another in the sale or marketing...
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0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Business Formation and Business Law for Maryland on
Q: I'm a barber and I use a marvel character on a business card or flyer is this copyright infringement?

Said image is used solely to promote my Barber business..

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Ohio on
Q: How does Fair Use Apply in Sampling TV Audio for a Podcast?

I'm working on a podcast idea that would be aided by the ability to sample a well-known (now deceased) television host's commentary. The shows they made are owned by several television networks, so chasing licenses would be prohibitive. I'm wondering if I can sample clips of this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Arkansas on
Q: My,rental storages units were passed due 2 and a half months.with no pre-lien Notice .what do I do.

Didn't give me a chance to pay

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