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Q: Hi, what are the requirements for adding a recurring charge to a customer's account? (For instance billed at later date)

We run a subscription based service where we would like users to be automatically billed X months after signing up. We would like to know what consent we would require from the buyer before charging them (for example, terms of service etc). Thank you!

Andy Wayne Williamson
Andy Wayne Williamson
answered on May 4, 2017

The best thing that you need to do is consult with a business law attorney and have him or her draft you an agreement. Your question is detailed, or rather requires a detailed answer. I don't think that a lawyer is going to give you detailed advice on how to draft a contract via a service... Read more »

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Q: I am working on a film documentary, and out of bad spirits, an interviewee refused to sign release, can I sue him?

I am wondering if I can sue him for bad intentions because this is for college applications. Also, if I were to release the film, could he sue me? It is under my company's name and I am a minor

Will Blackton
Will Blackton
answered on Apr 28, 2017

Many states have a "misappropriation of likeness or image" cause of action, which means broadly: It is illegal to use someone's likeness or image without their consent or beyond the scope of their consent. Generally, you do not have the right to use someone's performance on... Read more »

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Q: If my school has a boys soccer team, do they have to have a girls one too?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Apr 15, 2017

Generally, yes, if it's a public school. You might want to consult an attorney versed in the particulars of education law.

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Q: Does Title IX apply to private universities?
Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
answered on Mar 24, 2017

If they don't receive federal funding, no.

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Q: what does abandonment mean, and can I trademark something thats been abandoned?
Changi Wu
Changi Wu
answered on Jan 19, 2016

Abandonment of a trademark in the USPTO's registration status does not mean that the original owner has stopped using the trademark. It can be lack of paying the maintenance fee. You may use it only when the original owner has discontinued with intent not to resume the use of the mark. Nonuse... Read more »

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Q: What is the role of the NFLPA concerning investigations conducted by State Police agency under a State Sports Agent Law
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 7, 2015

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Q: What's the role of the NFLPA concerning investigations conducted by state Police agencies under a State Sports Agent Law
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 7, 2015

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Q: i'd like to make a short film based on a published short story. if it's BASED on that story, must i secure the rights?

details in the film would be different than those in the book, and i know that, in the credits, i'd have to include, "based on a short story by..." etc.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
answered on Aug 3, 2015

Yes.

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Q: How much should a starting music producer like myself charge? Should I charge even though I don't own my own studio?

There is a guy telling me that I shouldn't charge for my productions anymore and that I need to stop charging. He says that I can't charge his friend ($250 for 2 productions) because I'm not established enough. I've been producing for awhile now (8 years) and have been producing... Read more »

Keith Petrochko
Keith Petrochko
answered on Apr 9, 2015

This isn't really a legal question. If someone is willing to pay you for your time it is up to you if you want to accept it or not.

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