If you've created a logo for your brand, it's generally a good idea to consider trademarking it before you start marketing. Trademarking your logo can provide legal protection and help prevent others from using a similar mark in a way that could cause confusion among consumers or...View More
I tried writing to S.J. Miller Co., the last entity to produce it with no reply. I do not believe a patent exists on this game. I'm trying to see what would be involved from a legal standpoint to reissue the game.
Re-issuing or producing an obsolete game like "Royalty" requires careful consideration of intellectual property rights. First, it's essential to determine whether the game is still under copyright. In the United States, works created and published before 1978 have a copyright term of...View More
To protect your intellectual property (IP) without filing a patent, you can start by maintaining detailed records of your creation process. This includes dated sketches, notes, and any development documents. These records can serve as evidence of your authorship and the timeline of your invention....View More
In Connecticut, trademarking your superhero characters can help protect their names and distinctive elements, preventing others from using similar marks in a way that could cause confusion. Whether you should trademark all four depends on factors like their commercial use and the level of...View More
My mom gave me a screenplay written by my late father and I want to get legal rights. I started to fill out the intellectual property assignment form on legalzoom, but there is a section that asks for registration number or application number and I don’t know what to put for that question.
To find the registration or application number of the screenplay written by your late father, you can conduct a search in the United States Copyright Office's online database. If the screenplay has been registered with the Copyright Office, you should be able to find the relevant registration...View More
I'm owner of a small business Company in Wallingford Connecticut and we need a trademark license from Uber Technologies INC. to manufacture and sell our Product with the mention allusive to this brand please
For a trademark license, it is recommended that you seek the advice of a licensed attorney who specializes in intellectual property law. They can assist you in drafting a licensing agreement with Uber Technologies Inc. that meets your specific needs and protects your business interests.
This is a tough area of U.S. trademark law, and courts have different views on scope of trademark protection for buildings. On the one hand, rights-holders do have the right to exclude others from using the building images in commerce in a way that denotes "designation of origin" or has a...View More
I have been writing poetry inspired by a television show and I'm interested in potentially publishing them in a book. I have not used any characters' names but some poems are based on plots or perceptions within the show. I intend to use original artwork and the poems are original.... View More
Your question poses an interesting issue concerning the relationship between copyright rights and "fair use", which is a defense that can be raised to the claim of copyright infringement. Your poetry, even if inspired by the TV show, could be viewed as a "transformative" use of...View More
No. Nothing is "immediate" in the law. If you have a case where your rights under a contract are being breached, I suggest you speak with a copyright attorney to determine what you can do to restore those rights and potentially secure unpaid royalties.
Firstly you should consider whether you believe that you are legally entitled to the return of your deposit.
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