answered on Feb 3, 2023
It depends on how ownership of the patent is structured, and the terms of the investment.
For example, investors often require that the inventor assign the patent to a company. The inventor will presumably own shares in the company. When the investor invests, then the investor owns shares... Read more »
The business would be massage therapy and I would be renting space from a salon in town. I want to make sure I am establishing the business correctly and charging the right amounts for tax purposes and filing my taxes appropriately.
answered on Mar 17, 2021
You should consult directly with a business law firm as this is much more complicated than can be fully answered on an internet forum like this.
THEY PUT BOLTS INSTEAD. THE BOLTS ARE BROKE NOW. I PAID OVER A THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THREE BOLTS.
answered on Nov 19, 2020
I'm sorry to hear that. Do you have a question about the situation?
answered on Oct 11, 2020
You chose logical categories for your post, but it remains open for four weeks. There's no guarantee every post is picked up, but your question could have better chances of a meaningful response in the Trademark category - you recognized the issue as well. Trademark is in the same categories... Read more »
Just a reminder that the wearing of masks or face shields while in the customer home is not optional, and there is a zero tolerance policy if you do not wear them.
The only time it is optional is when you are outside of the home and separated by at least 6 feet.... Read more »
answered on Sep 16, 2020
Unless you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask or face shield, you can be required to wear one while performing your work. If you do have a medical condition, you should work with your doctor to request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act from your... Read more »
answered on Jun 17, 2020
Sir, this is a general opinion about the FLMA law. A full-blown investigation is required to really understand the facts of your case. See www.leliilaw.com. Paul Lelii 651-587-9663
Whether an employer may count a holiday against an employee's Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)... Read more »
answered on Apr 11, 2020
This question is way too vague. Can you embezzle from a company holding money that belongs to you and is owned 100% by you? Very unlikely.
My question with this is can someone legally “hire” for work under the title employee without ever expecting or receiving compensation from their employer. And can NDA be introduced in those working terms?
answered on Apr 8, 2020
If you hire an employee, you will need to comply with the federal and state wage and hour laws with regard to compensating that employee. You should consult an employment law attorney in your area for advice.
A "Domestic Corporation" is defined as a small privately held corporation that operates exclusively in the United States with no business in international commerce? TRUE or False
answered on Dec 24, 2019
Your true or false questions are quite irritating. We are lawyers, not high school students. False. A domestic corporation means a corporation operating in the state where it was incorporated.
Generally, owners of a corporation "members" are prohibited from filing lawsuits against the corporation? True or False
answered on Dec 24, 2019
Your assumption is totally incorrect. Owners of a corporation are called shareholders. Owners of an LLC are called members.
More specifically the CAD software is pirated and unlicensed and has been used in engineering and designing products for a manufacturing business.
answered on Jan 18, 2018
Look at section 317A.205, which currently provides: "The qualifications and method of election or appointment of directors may be imposed by or in the manner provided in the articles or bylaws, provided that directors must be natural persons and a majority of the directors must be... Read more »
answered on Nov 2, 2017
Unfortunately, this question is too vague and too specific to answer here.
Some online print on demand websites, like zazzle, allows designers to open different shops with different names for the shops. However I have a registered business name under the state of MN. Do I have to use that registered name for the shop name or can I use a different name, that I may like... Read more »
I am a proofreader and I am trying to determine if a trade name can appear in body copy/regular font with a circle-R. My understanding is that this is a "wordmark"? And that this is a different registration than the trademark within a LOGO.
answered on Sep 4, 2017
If a mark is designated as a "registered" mark, that means it is registered in the USA with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) for goods (a "trademark") or for services (a "service mark"). Marks can take different forms, such as simply words;... Read more »
answered on Aug 12, 2017
This question is too vague to provide a thoughtful response. The answer would depend on whether you are infringing on intellectual property.
As an LLC with 2 employees, if I were to call customers--with respect to the dNC list-- and have a website to sell or resell consumer electronics at a low initial investment but higher profit margin via recurring payments over 6-15 months like a laptop or tablet for example charging the consumer 12... Read more »
answered on Jan 25, 2017
Although you would be wading into a grey area, I would state that there are certainly ways for the original manufacturers to sue you in this scenario. I suggest becoming an authorized retailer/reseller rather than attempt to game the system. I would also add that becoming an authorized reseller... Read more »
I have heard that if I create a web page for a licensed business, say an auto repair business or a limo service I must either have a license for that industry OR I must have a disclaimer saying "This is a third party webpage" otherwise I can get fined by some federal agency. Is this true... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2016
I'm unaware of any federal rule that says you, the creator has to do something. Many web services work off of templates. However you could have liability if you are viewed as enabling a business that is fraudulent. You may want to learn the business and reframe it to avoid issues.
Myself and 28 other previous le cordon bleu students were misled through sales tactics to lure us into high student loan debt with promise of earning salaries between $40,00 to $80,000 per year once we graduated. Upon graduation, we unsuccessfully applied for many kitchen manager positions. I for... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2016
Attorneys cannot solicit business on the internet under the ethical rules that all attorneys must follow. However, you can contact any attorney you would like to work with via telephone or email. I suggest you contact an attorney immediately for a free consultation and to investigate this case... Read more »
answered on Jul 21, 2016
Unfortunately, this question is too broad to answer and the correct answer is highly dependent on the facts of your particular case.
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