Doing Business As or d/b/a is akin to a Trade Name. So, you could be a NH, LLC d/b/a "Jack Sparrow Goods" or whatever name you have. If you're doing business in another state, there are several important things to consider such as registration in each state, taxes, consumer...View More
Removing and replacing roof including the framing. No roof, just tarps, some water got in. It was expected in this type of job, hence the terms and conditions. Customer filed a claim with my insurance even though the Terms and Conditions she signed directly states that I'm not liable for any... View More
It sounds as if the homeowner breached your contract by filing an insurance claim when she shouldn't have. I'd ask her to withdraw the claim. It sounds like she is also interfering with your General Contractor. Yet, since you stated things seem to be ok for the moment, that's...View More
I own an LLC Plumbing business here in New Hampshire. I sent an invoice a month or so after I completed the work. My customer is giving me a hard time about it, so I would like to know the law for how long I have to send an invoice, as well as the time frame that my customer has to pay the invoice.... View More
Ordinarily this issue would be covered in a written contract but if you don't have one, billing 30 days or so after the job does not appear unreasonable at all. I'm unsure if there are any special circumstances such as a closing date, etc. Feel free to contact me if you have any...View More
Actual wording" in the event you voluntarily terminate your employment within twelve (12) months of your start date, you agree to repay the signing bonus in full upon your last day of employment. Does that mean when I give notice? or when I leave? At the end of my two weeks would be after my 1 year.
That is a very common question in credit applications. You will also be asked the amount of your monthly rent or mortgage payment and how many years you have lived at your current address. If you rent, the monthly expense will not show in your credit report which is usually obtained as part of...View More
We were supposed to receive investment $ this month but haven't because of virus. We both signed up for SS because we are 64 years old. We may get money next month, but not sure with the virus situation. If we explain our situation to them, can they still take us to court hoping we may get... View More
My partner and I are starting a rally company, an exotic auto enthusiast adventure. We came up with the name Apex Rally, and come up with a great logo. We fell in love with it and could really see the company coming to life in our minds. We just discovered a company in a different state (New York),... View More
The answer to your question involves a bit more than name comparison. At least trade channels, zone of natural expansion, and use of the senior mark should also be considered. If you are starting a business, it is a good idea to engage an IP attorney to complete a clearance search for the name and...View More
It’s a question for my business law paper. The firm’s ripped off slogan is service marked; even though the entities are non-competing, they are making commercial profits from it nonetheless from another’s trademarked name. Why is this legal?
It sounds like you need to do your homework instead of seeking advice from a professional lawyer :) Here's a hint: look at the DuPont factors to determine whether two marks cause confusion in the marketplace. Good luck!
Husband is an independent contractor under contract for Contracting Cable Co A that contracts work from Contracting Cable Co B that contracts work from Major Cable Co C. Contracting Cable Co B is requiring an inspection of independent contractors personally owned work ladders and requiring said... View More
I'd recommend calling the NH DMV and just asking them. There are likely administrative regulations which lay out the rules for that process.
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