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0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability, Small Claims and Copyright on
Q: Can a Third-party seller on Amazon use "gorilla glass" in their product description if its a replica manufactured by the

A third party seller on amazon used the description "gorilla glass" in their own manufactured replicated glass screen protector which is the main reason I purchased the product because it claimed it was GORILLA GLASS as well as the military grade metal phone protective case. When iI... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for California on
Q: I am using a paid language learning program to study a language and wondered if making flashcards would be infringing

I am using a paid language learning program to study a language. I want to make my own flashcards based on the words I learned. It will only be accessible to me. Would I be infringing on their copyright and databases? I know the companies compile words in categories and levels.

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 16, 2021

You would need to consult with an attorney

Most likely the infringement is discovered when the copied work is put in commerce

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Copyright on
Q: Can i sell my own design based on an music album?

If i create a design based on a music album where I include a design of the albums tracklist aswell as putting in a small element of the albumcover into the design. Would it be legal for me to sell this design in terms of copyright laws?

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 15, 2021

Not recommended.

Consult with an attorney.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Copyright and Employment Law for Kentucky on
Q: How can I own rights to my data online with google Amazon Microsoft Facebook instagram and Apple also Alphabet Inc

Software data channels pages my name my money my everything that I have documents stating I own

0 Answers | Asked in Trademark, Copyright and Patents (Intellectual Property) on
Q: Hello, is it realistic to exact the amount awarded in the US trademark case from European citizen

The store was sued in one of the US online marketplace

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Copyright for Illinois on
Q: I buy throw pillow covers (Amazon and Walmart) and enhance the imagery and sell them. Am I infringing on a copyright
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 12, 2021

depends

It is not clear what you intent to do, you should consult with an attorney

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Copyright and Arbitration / Mediation Law for California on
Q: His do I file a formal writ to the courts for personal possession?
Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 13, 2021

Some Judicial Council forms deal with the right to possession. They can be found on your Local Superior Court website under "Forms: State forms". They may give you some ideas, and they will cite some statutes regarding writs for possession. Consult a local attorney about recovering... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for California on
Q: I received some sealed letter in the mail concerning a cash award that was to be sent to my house.

I have some paper that inform me that I may be a millionaire. I not sure what that mines. But i'm interested in what a lawyer saids about this award paper.

Maurice Mandel II
Maurice Mandel II answered on Sep 13, 2021

To get a proper opinion, you have to show the attorney the letter. There are many scams out there, if you are asked to pay money in order to pay for the transfer of your million dollars, this is probably a scam. On the other hand, you may have just won the lottery. Cannot say without reading the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Contracts and Copyright for Ohio on
Q: Is it legal to sell someone's else stuff without their knowledge or consent?

Until my lease for my new apartment began, I stayed at my friend's place for a month. Recently when moving in, I forgot some items at the friend's place. The next day after move-in, I asked the friend if I can go to their place and collect my remaining items. They said they were out of... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Sep 8, 2021

Take a criminal complaint against the boyfriend for theft and conversion.

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for Illinois on
Q: I want to create, and sell, a bumper sticker which is critical of, and parodies, our current President.

I would like to use a photo of our Pres., which is widely published, as well as a photo image of a group of Taliban fighters, also well published. I have read conflicting advice regarding copyright permission. Some advice says I should get copyright permission, regardless, while the conflicting... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright for California on
Q: Is it legal to create a service that charges for short movie clips to be used in youtube videos?

Similar to Storyblocks, I had the idea of creating a service that consolidates short movie clips into one location so that they can be used for documentaries and video essays. I know there are many youtubers that use movie clips to help keep the viewer entertained, but I'm wondering if... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Internet Law on
Q: Hey, what happen if I get sued in the USA and loose the case if I don't live in the US ? I live in Europe

Hey, I'm selling software who is ""illegal"" in the USA, but It's not illegal in my country,

I'm getting sued for Copyright Infringement / "create unauthorized derivative works",

I live in France, what can happen If I have to pay someone but don't do it

2 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Minnesota on
Q: What are the general rules for political slogans and their use on products that I would sell? Thanks in advance.

I am looking at printing some political shirts for my business in the coming years. I am wondering what the rules are for using political slogans on products that are intended for sale? Thanks

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 6, 2021

There are some registered, such as Make America Great Again, so you would be violating his registration

You can make variations and parody though

You should consult with an attorney

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Florida on
Q: I registered a copyright for my book using my full name. Can I use my initials and my last name in print instead?
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 4, 2021

Probably. You are probably confusing copyright with trademark.

You can use your name pretty much anyway you want

You need to consult an attorney

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Missouri on
Q: I have a product I would like to sell that is similar to the pop sockets but not the same. How can I attach an image?

I have an Etsy shop, so I don't want to and can't infringe on any of their patents. How do I get approval for my item? They are sold as blanks for sublimation at online businesses, but I would have to decorate them myself with my own patterns. I have tried contacting pop socket, but they... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for Pennsylvania on
Q: Can I print logos on shirts and print it. Like a jersey. For example can I print shirt with the AmEx logo
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 4, 2021

I recommend you do not.

Consult an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Divorce and Intellectual Property for California on
Q: Is a video on a YouTube channel considered property?

During my marriage, my ex-wife shot video of our daughter, and years later I put it on a YouTube channel while we were still married but intending to divorce. Is the video, now that I've been divorced a few years, considered both of our property (as I've assumed), or her property since... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 30, 2021

Yes it is.

Your challenge is the valuation.

The big debate could be the current and/or future value and how to split.

You should consult with an ttorney

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Patents (Intellectual Property) on
Q: Can you explain build a bear patents in a simple language?

I would really appreciate it

0 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Internet Law for New York on
Q: Is my issue a legal stand for a lawsuit?

_I am on a social network that we share information one to others' there was some who did for their own study in Jewish Genealogy, they tried to find names and places true Subscribers lists in antique Hebrew Books printed before the 2nd WW, so I researched lots of books, went to libraries to... Read more »

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