When sending a letter of intent to file a claim, it does not necessarily have to be sent via certified mail; however, it is often advisable to do so. Certified mail provides proof of mailing and delivery, which can be important in legal proceedings to establish that the recipient was indeed...View More
The use of "Hoosier" in a title might lead to potential trademark issues if there's an existing trademark associated with that term, especially within a similar industry or context. "Hoosier" is trademarked, and while it is a term synonymous with Indiana, the use of a...View More
There are numerous HEAVEN ON EARTH trademark registrations that have been abandoned. There are also numerous HEAVEN ON EARTH trademark registrations/applications that are live. Each trademark is registered in one or more "classes" (categories of good services). If you are looking to...View More
Me and my wife was married, divorced 5 years now but have been in a relationship during those 5years I own My own business Repairs on R.Vs The property my business is on is in my ex wifes name and now that we have went see ways shes evicting me from my business with property purchased by both of... View More
If you patented the invention and someone is infringing that patent, you would typically send what is called a "cease and desist letter" to that company and offer them a license to the patent in exchange for a reasonable royalty. You should contact a qualified patent attorney, who can...View More
if you have a unique and novel method of using words or phrases on specialty balloons that involves a technical process or innovation, you may be able to seek patent protection for that specific process or invention. It's essential to consult with a qualified patent attorney who can evaluate...View More
The use of copyrighted music in video games, including credit scenes, is typically not considered fair use. Fair use is a legal doctrine that allows limited use of copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the copyright owner under certain circumstances, such as for purposes of...View More
There are no global patents. You may be looking for a Patent Cooperation Treaty patent application which is the front end of many patent systems (including the US). If so, you can look here https://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/search.jsf
This is the search tool run by the World...View More
If you own the company, website, and domain name "Ask a Backpacker," you may have common law trademark rights to the name. If someone on YouTube is using the same name for a series in a way that causes confusion or may dilute your brand, it could potentially be considered trademark...View More
My husband passed away five weeks after a patent application was filed. Eighteen months later it was granted by the USPTO. There were other patents, and I did recieve monies to those. I called HR and my calls are not answered, or returned. Same for e-mails.
I'm sorry for your loss. Regarding your late husband's patent funds, it is important to review the specific circumstances and agreements related to the patents. Typically, the entitlement to receive patent funds would depend on factors such as the terms outlined in your husband's...View More
I would give the creator credit, and summarize their stories. Is social media considered public domain? Or would I have to get the creators permission before telling and discussing their stories on a podcast?
Social media is not considered public domain. Social media platforms are just a public forums where people post their content. However, the people posting aren't necessarily relinquishing their rights by posting there. Also, giving credit doesn't really help if what you're doing...View More
It's not recommended to use the name of a resort or company in the name of your private Facebook group or ads without their permission as it could potentially infringe on their trademark. It's best to check with the resort or company to see if they allow the use of their name in such a...View More
Your question remains open for two weeks in this category and it may be better suited for attorneys who work in intellectual property. Product liability is more about injuries from defective products. You could repost the question under Intellectual Property & Patents. There's no guarantee...View More
Works of parody are generally acceptable forms of "fair use" protected from what would otherwise would amount to copyright infringement. As you've alluded, Section 107 does provide several examples of fair use, including uses of copyrighted works “for purposes such as criticism...View More
I just created a graph this afternoon around 1:00pm with my name and date in the bottom corner that really impressed my professor who is a doctor in medicine. After getting off the phone with my father, he suggested I reach out and see if this is something that I could patent. Is there any way... View More
A spreadsheet graph is not generally the kind of thing that can be patented. If you think it is truly new and innovative, I encourage you to consult privately with a patent attorney. Be prepared to explain it thoroughly, and keep in mind that your 1-year time limit for patenting already started...View 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... View 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.
The name of said media is 'Dreams of Fear' and I was just curios about the entire process of registering a trademark. I've looked into it a little bit before, but nothing too serious. Now the project is beginning to develop some serious steam and I want to cover myself before... View More
I filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in January of 2019 and have been making payments. In May of 2019 my neighbors house exploded condemning my house unlivable. The insurance company paid out $115,000 to repair the house totaling it out and said if I tear it down and rebuild it they will give $25,000 more... View More
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