I want to know how to protect myself legally from being extorted, violating 18 U.S.C. § 1470- Transfer of obscene material to minors, or just in general accidentally sending NSFW content to a minor because I have no idea who is on the other end of the profile looking to purchase my nude... Read more »
answered on Jul 13, 2022
Thanks for your question. In order to answer fully, I'd need to know, at a minimum, terms of the business purchase and what you want to patent. I'd also need to review the business purchase documents. If you're interested in hiring my firm for this, please just let me know. Thank you.
The phrase is ( The G.O.A.T.)
answered on Jun 7, 2019
Though trademarks will depend on how you use the word or phrase, the answer is very likely no. There are numerous live marks which primarily rely on "Goat" and "G.O.A.T.", including marks which list only those words or acronyms respectively. Without doing a full search, it... Read 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?
answered on Mar 18, 2019
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!
answered on Aug 30, 2018
You would do it exactly the same way like with any other trademark: you can file it yourself, or you can hire a trademark lawyer to do for you.
But two points that you need to be aware of:
(1) There are a number of MCs out there, and their marks and logos are often similar to each... Read more »
I will be linking to ticketing websites where people can purchase tickets to the various events.
answered on May 24, 2018
If you are using it to make money it is not a personal use but a commercial one. Don't use the photos without getting permission from the copyright holder.
We're based in an African country, but the offender is:
1. Registered in another African country - Mauritius
2. Operates in an altogether different African country - South Africa
3. Hosts their website in the UK
4. Has its parent/holding company registered in... Read more »
answered on Jul 5, 2017
It sounds like a very complex case, involving international copyright issues. You might consider asking yourself whether enforcement of your intellectual property rights will yield a net positive gain, because it sounds like a very expensive case to pursue legally, and may require a team of lawyers... Read more »
In order to ask for permission and wait for an answer from each video game publisher, I would never actually be able to publish anything myself. I am wondering if it is ok to use images from games I find on company's social media sites, and elsewhere, when discussing or reporting on them, and... Read more »
answered on May 21, 2017
To answer your question directly: No, it would not be legal to use screenshots and game images found online when writing for your video game news/blog site.
If you're going to repost screenshots of images created by video game publishers without their permission, you are opening up... Read more »
I take notes on nonfiction books. Friends usually want copies of the notes I take. If I start a business doing that? Is that legal or is it against some type of copyright law?
answered on Mar 23, 2016
If it is your commentary on the books, and not copying the books, you should be fine.
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