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1 Answer | Asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: can you help me with a trademark License ?

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

James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Mar 10, 2023

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.

3 Answers | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: Hello , i had file with Uspto for mu business 8/10/2019 9/28/2020 they had abandoned my application
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
answered on May 22, 2021

You need to consult with an attorney on the steps you need to take

Best luck

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1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: can I create a game-ready replica asset of a registered trademarked building viz Tower of London for commercial use?

Video- game for commercial use, Environment creation.

Timothy John Billick
Timothy John Billick
answered on Sep 29, 2020

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

1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: I am dealing with Design Dok in CA and they claim 100% money back guaranteed and they won’t give me my money back

I also filed a trademark with them and I don’t believe they ever filed for one and just took my money.

Bernard Samuel Klosowski
Bernard Samuel Klosowski
answered on Aug 22, 2020

It sounds like you might have a contract breach, but their fine print probably says that you have to arbitrate the dispute in California and that damages are limited to the price paid to them. You may have to consult with a California attorney to review your specific details in this regard.... View More

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Q: Is there any chance of of trade marking "plant smarts" when a trade mark already exists for "plant-smart"

Looking for trademark help.

Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero
answered on Jul 10, 2020

The ability to register a trademark depends on many factors including whether the mark is merely descriptive, whether there will be a likelihood of confusion between the mark and another registered mark, particularly when the marks are in identical or related class/categories of goods or services,... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Connecticut on
Q: Poetry inspired by a show, is this a copyright/trademark issue?

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

Barbara Berschler
Barbara Berschler
answered on Apr 19, 2020

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

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Q: Canceled section 8 (6 yr) means what for a trademark?
Barbara Berschler
Barbara Berschler
answered on Apr 15, 2020

In order to keep a USPTO trademark registration alive, periodically you must make filings. From what you report, it appears that the 6 year deadline passed to submit proof of continued use by the 6th year after registration. However, the USPTO gives a 6 month grace period to correct the omission.... View More

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Q: We are starting a podcast and I'm wondering if using Butterbeer in the name could get us into trademark trouble?
John Martin Hilla
John Martin Hilla
answered on Jan 11, 2019

If using any unique signifier from any pre-existing source (Harry Potter novels/movies, in this case), I would indeed worry about that.

Your first step before committing to that brand is to consult with a trademark registration attorney who, will be able, in addition to registration...
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