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Q: Is the removal of the indians from their land legal or illegal based on their agreements
Scott E Beemer
Scott E Beemer
answered on Feb 14, 2019


Unfortunately, this is an overly broad question to answer. There is much more information needed to accurately address your inquiry. Which Nation, tribe and agreement (i.e. Indian Removal Act of 1830 by President Andrew Jackson and the Five Nations)? What era (Presidents Washington,...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Native American Law for Maryland on
Q: Do I have to repay a tribal loan?

I live in Maryland. Their interest rates are illegal in Maryland.

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Feb 13, 2018

It may depend on where the loan was made. If it was legal where made, it may be legal to enforce in MD. If the loan was made here in MD, or solicited here in MD, then the lender is required to be licensed in MD for many types of consumer loans, and the loan is subject to MD laws.

2 Answers | Asked in Native American Law and Patents (Intellectual Property) for Maryland on
Q: How many variations can be covered in one patent? I created a gaming table that I foresee being done in Multiple ways.

Gaming table utilizes a clear surface, but that could be done via glass, plastic, etc.

Table is also able to be fliped over utilizing both sides, however this could be done manually, mechanically, or electronically

Also, I am "American Indian" and do not belong to a... View More

Peter D. Mlynek
Peter D. Mlynek
answered on Nov 13, 2017

There is no limit how many variations of ONE invention you can cover.

But, you cannot claim more than one invention in one patent. If the Examiner thinks that the claims cover more than one invention, then he/she will issue a restriction and ask you to elect only one invention to...
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