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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Kentucky on
Q: Can I put game logos, images, and/or names on my business sign to indicate that those games are available?

Can they be a part of my own business logo?

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answered on Jan 5, 2024

Using game logos, images, or names of other companies or products on your business sign or as part of your business logo can be problematic from a legal standpoint. These elements are typically protected by copyright and trademark laws, and using them without permission could constitute... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Kentucky on
Q: Can I put game logos, images, and/or names on my business sign to indicate that those games are available?

Can they be a part of my own business logo?

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answered on Jan 2, 2024

Using game logos, images, and names on your business sign or as part of your business logo may raise intellectual property and trademark issues. The logos, images, and names associated with games are often protected by intellectual property laws, and using them without permission from the... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Employment Law and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: Can an unsupervised probationer half to give consent to a urine sample during a ground search at a business.

My work place is gonna be being searched by an on going investigation of money laundering and prostitution and drugs.

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answered on Dec 28, 2023

When a workplace is subject to an ongoing investigation for various illegal activities, including money laundering, prostitution, and drug-related offenses, law enforcement authorities may conduct searches. During these searches, individuals on unsupervised probation may be asked to provide consent... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: someone is trying to sue my business, but has the business name incorrect. Does this affect anything?

A person is claiming that my business owes them money after equipment was purchased. There was no written agreement and they deposited the check, but are now trying to change the verbal agreement. They have since sent a certified complaint to the local civil court. The certified complaint does... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 27, 2024

Raise the incorrect name as a defense in your answer to the complaint.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: What happens if someone is trying to sue a business with the incorrect business name?

Someone sent a certified complaint to the local circuit court. The complaint has my business name wrong.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 26, 2024

When you answer, you should raise the defense of improper entity.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Juvenile Law for Kentucky on
Q: If one of your friends breaks a light in a restaurant could they be charged? Can I be associated with this?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 14, 2023

Most likely no to both questions unless it was a willful deliberate act.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Business Law and Civil Litigation for Kentucky on
Q: I purchased a new car from a dealership that offered free oil changes for as long as I owned the car.

The dealership sold to another dealership who continued the free oil changes for 8 years but have advised that they will no longer honor the contract. Do I have a claim for breach of contract?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 16, 2023

Yes. You do.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Litigation and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: Absentee bid form a contract?

I left an absentee bid with a auction company. I texted him, (owner of the company) my max bid (5600.00), a picture of the item, and a picture of my driver license. He said he would take care of getting me registered and bid on my behalf. After a couple of days of not hearing from him. I called... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Nov 8, 2023

You can sue him but honestly, it will probably be more frustrating and aggravating than to just let it go.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law, Civil Rights and Gov & Administrative Law for Kentucky on
Q: I found out a global organization that I had applied to a while back gave out an I-9 form with all of my info. Help?

I recently found out a global organization based out of Singapore that I had applied to a while back gave out an I-9 form with all of my information to someone else who was applying to the company. Thankfully the woman who received it reached out to me, she said it had my phone number, ssn,... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Aug 2, 2023

There might possibly be but if they’re located in Singapore, be expensive and difficult to litigate. Additionally, it sounds like there are no damages so I probably wouldn’t pursue it.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Business Law for Kentucky on
Q: Car dealership did not do the work stated and didn't hook up my turbo when they were to replace engine dt recall.

Recall on motors from hyundai.. mine blew up on the way to work with no prior lights, indication on computer of any issues. Oxmoor hyundai was to replace engine (fully under 100% warranty ) Had a rattle that it never had prior. I took it there the 1st time after replacing within 400 miles bc light... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 14, 2023

You need to consult a civil attorney to evaluate your claims. You may have a consumer protection claim against the seller.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law and Constitutional Law for Kentucky on
Q: My husband has an accusation against him and has been locked out of things while an investigation is moving forward - t

The company refuses to disclose the accusations and said in 21 days they will disclose upon findings in the meantime he is prevented from working. Is that legal?

What I should also say is he is the President of a Non-profit LLC

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jun 7, 2023

Yes. It is legal and you really can’t do much until the investigation is completed.

2 Answers | Asked in Energy, Oil and Gas, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Kentucky on
Q: I paid engineers 450k to build a utility water meter. It doesn't work as described. We need ownership of the firmware

The meter is built on LoraWan - long range wireless. We contacted Semtech who build LoraWan engineers and they siad the firmware is blatantly faulty. We don't have a contract of ownership of the work product. The meter has my company name, all parts, pieces and inventory I paid for. I also... View More

Andre Fereole Regard
Andre Fereole Regard
answered on Feb 25, 2023

Do you have a written contract that can be reviewed? If so, please send to aregard@regardlaw.com/

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Communications Law and Contracts for Kentucky on
Q: employee/contractor will not return company property (computers, monitors) what can i do to get them back?

contractor said that they need to erase there personal stuff of the computer, also that they added upgrades to the equipment on there own dime without asking. so looks like they have been using it as a personal computer too.

if its company property does that mean whatever is on the... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 22, 2023

Take a criminal complaint for theft against him.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Business Law and Collections for Kentucky on
Q: Is this a case?

I was making payments through a truck I started financing a year ago, and those payments were being made through SMART Payment plan in which they charged me on a biweekly basis in means to help me pay off the vehicle quicker.

Problems occured quuckly and often through them. My payments were... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 3, 2023

Technically, there is probably some liability there but it very likely wouldn’t be worth the time, money or hassle to pursue it. If you can get reimbursed what you’ve lost ( or most of it), you’ll still be ahead of the game.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for Kentucky on
Q: Can I sue an OT for accusing me of doing something I didn't do?

I am a recovering addict and I was accused of dropping drugs in the public bathroom that I and every other addict used that day in the clinic. Mind you I screen as part of treatment in front of someone and you would think something would been said if it was there then? Now I know for fact they... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 2, 2023

You would likely spend more money out of pocket than you would recover pursuing this bc there are very limited damages.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Criminal Law for Kentucky on
Q: I need to get my license renewed but I have a petty warrant for failure to appear, will they check for warrants?

It’s a petty warrant but I just need to go get my license renewed without being arrested at the dmv, I’ll handle the warrants separately

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Dec 27, 2022

No. They will

Not check for warrants.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Business Law and Employment Discrimination for Kentucky on
Q: Got fired by my job because I put in an HR claim. Fired by retaliation without proper reason

I put in 2 years of very hard work at my job while they did nothing but degrade me, and belittle me. It led to my eventual HR claim against the management. The managers then retaliated and I was wrongfully terminated a few days after the claim. Without any kind of notice that I had been fired, I... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jul 29, 2022

What is your question?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law and Car Accidents for Kentucky on
Q: Is a hotel allowed to keep all my money even though I didnt get to even walk in the room?

I took my son to get a hotel room. He pays and then I then drive him around to his room. Pulling up my foot slipped on the breaks and I hit a column. My car insurance will cover the column. I leave. The hotel ends up making my son leave before he even gets in his room. They then kept all the money... View More

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 23, 2022

Yes.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Family Law, Real Estate Law and Business Law for Kentucky on
Q: Me and my wife got married in July. She lived in housing but I never moved in. Now they want back payment. Is this legal

I have leases from other residents showing I did not live there.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Jan 10, 2022

Did you sign a lease on this housing? If not, you owe nothing.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for Kentucky on
Q: My boss wants me to anwser the buisness phone off the clock. (Talking to customers, scheduling jobs, dispatching tech)

My boss wants me to anwser the buisness phone off the clock. (Talking to customers, scheduling jobs, dispatching technicians) I do this on nights and weekends for the past few years he isn’t wanting to pay me for my time. What can I do to get paid for my time?

Andre Fereole Regard
Andre Fereole Regard
answered on Nov 28, 2021

In Kentucky this would be a violation of the Wage and Hour Act. You can file a claim against your employer.

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