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Q: What can I do about someone using my email address to set up an CVS account. CVS says there is nothing they can do.

I can not use my email address with this company because someone is wrongfully using my email address. CVS is stating there is nothing they can do about it.

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley answered on Nov 10, 2019

First, change your email password to something at least 16 characters long. Then, try to log into the cvs website with your email, and click the”forgot my password” option, and change the password to the cvs account. Then report your cvs card lost or stolen, and have a new card and number... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Environmental, Internet Law and Mergers & Acquisitions for Maryland on
Q: I have been traumatized due to a situation where my spouse and I hippa rights have been violated by the news station .

We have a big lawsuit that needs to be resolved sooner than later I have contacted a lawyer but she is way to expensive. She said I have a very big lawsuit and definitely been traumatized . this is something that will follow our life living here in our town. We only want justice and to live without... Read more »

Joseph D. Allen
Joseph D. Allen answered on Oct 18, 2019

There is no private cause of action for a HIPAA violation- in other words, an individual may not sue for damages based solely on such a violation. However, the Maryland Confidentiality of Medical Records Act does allow a person to sue for recovery of actual damages. It is possible that the same... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, Internet Law and Trademark for Maryland on
Q: Question about registering a legal entity in the software industry using a well known trademark.

Hi,

I am a mobile application developer, specializing in app development for Apple’s iOS platform. The trademark “iOS” is owned by Cisco and leased to Apple for their mobile operating system.

With that in mind, can I register an LLC or a DBA using iOS as part of my legal... Read more »

Andrew Zulieve Esq
Andrew Zulieve Esq answered on Feb 14, 2018

In my opinion, your proposed idea is not a prudent one and could very well be a costly one.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Business Law, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for Maryland on
Q: I registered a domain name that belonged to a LLC. Can I continue the business they started using that domain name?

The company was an LLC company that had a few backlinks from popular websites. They also had a patented product. Can I use the domain name to continue the service/product the original owner had? i have actually done this with 2 domain names but i havent recreated the website/business ideas of the... Read more »

Will Blackton
Will Blackton answered on Feb 7, 2017

The content of websites is copyrighted as soon as it is created. If you are copying the code and content of the old website, you would face liability for copyright infringement.

Additionally, if you use any images on these sites, to which you do not own the rights to publish, you could be...
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1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law and Criminal Law for Maryland on
Q: Can a 19 year old flirt with a 12 year old over the internet?
Cedulie Renee Laumann
Cedulie Renee Laumann answered on Jan 28, 2017

Very bad idea for a number of reasons. Any contact of a sexual nature with a minor, particularly one under 16, certainly could lead to criminal charges. Even if the "flirtation" doesn't rise to the level of criminal behavior, an adult flirting with a minor more than 4 years younger... Read more »

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