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2 Answers | Asked in Copyright, Business Formation and Patents (Intellectual Property) for South Carolina on
Q: I am looking to start a business using a game that some friends of mine and I came up with.

We want to protect our game and not sure what the process is to patent and bring our new game to market with our new business.

Erik Špila
Erik Špila
answered on Aug 22, 2022

Dear Mrs or Mr,

it depends on type of game you are going to create and make business with. If its board game or PC/console game, different type of strategies of legal protection can be applied. Therefore I would need more details to advice you better and more precisely on this.

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking, Bankruptcy, Business Formation and Identity Theft for South Carolina on
Q: Do I need a bankruptcy lawyer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 27, 2020

If you are contemplating filing bankruptcy, yes!!

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Business Formation and Business Law for South Carolina on
Q: 20 years ago sign papers with husband not sure if their corporation husband dies do I owe the creditors

Husband owns company I may have signed Corporation papers I do not know it was over 20 years ago

Nina Whitehurst
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answered on Sep 8, 2019

I hope you will understand that there is no way any attorney in this forum can answer your question without reviewing the papers that you signed along with a lot of other things. Chances are, however, that a lot of claims against you and/or the corporation have expired due to the statute of... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Immigration Law for South Carolina on
Q: I have aslyum filed i got my SSN and work autorizan permit Can i open my own gas station? Can i get bear licenc
Carl Shusterman
Carl Shusterman
answered on Apr 30, 2018

Yes, with your EAD you can work for an employer or you can start your own business.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation and Business Law for South Carolina on
Q: "Short term" notice on not renewing lease by the landlord

I own a restaurant business in this place since 2006. My current lease is ending on December 31, 2017. I reached out to the landlord for a new extension in June, and he agreed. But there is an unresolved issue on the new extension agreement cause the delay on making this extension effective. I kept... View More

Taylor Silver
Taylor Silver
answered on Nov 2, 2017

Seek out a local attorney to review your current lease and advise you of your options. Your lease terms will generally control in extension disputes provided it complies with statutes and common law requirements.

A consultation of this nature should not take all that long or be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Products Liability, Business Formation, Business Law and Lemon Law for South Carolina on
Q: I've bought a used car and the next day the transmission stops. Anything legal I can do? I purchased as is but one day?

Warranty doesn't cover the issue and salesman is not helpful at all

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Mar 18, 2017

If the warranty covers drive train it should. You want to find out what the problem was. If it'something they have to know about, then you can go after them. File a complaint with better business bureau, with the attorney General;s office of consumer affairs.

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Q: I am purchasing a small business in South Carolina, if I feel confident I do the paperwork right, do we need a lawyer?
Glenn B. Manishin
Glenn B. Manishin
answered on Feb 15, 2017

That's completely your decision, because companies can act through their officers except with respect to appearing in court. It is recommended that one at least consult a business attorney to make sure you have not overlooked any material issues or misconstrued the "standard" clauses... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Formation, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability for South Carolina on
Q: I am a Paramedic in SC. I want to start my own business selling 1st aid kits. Any liability if I include medications?
John Roland Lund
John Roland Lund
answered on Sep 25, 2016

Dispensing medication is highly regulated as you likely understand. If you are thinking about including things like prepackaged ibuprofen or other OTC medicines and you provide them in packaging containing all of the manufacturer's labeling and warnings, then I think you'd be in fairly... View More

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