In the U.S., fair use is a doctrine that allows limited use of copyrighted material without obtaining permission from the rights holders. Factors considered include the purpose of use, nature of the copyrighted work, amount used, and effect on the market.
When a company goes out of business, the company assets (like patents) usually end up reverting to the company creditors and company stockholders. So unless this is your company, and you had no creditors or other stockholders, you may be out of luck.
In terms of filing a revision -- unless...View More
If the assignee of your patent is out of business, you may be able to file a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to have the ownership of the patent transferred back to you. This process is called a Petition to Revoke or Rescind Assignment. You will need to provide...View More
Most decedents die intestate. As such their heirs-at-law take the real property at death, and the next-of-kin take the personal property. If a Will is not Probated it has no effect. A recorded Affidavit of Heirship should be the source of title for the Decedent's relatives. If a buyer...View More
It depends on several things. First and foremost, the main thing that would need to be looked at would be the deed, and whether there are any rights of survivorship. After that, it would depend largely on whether there was a will, an estate was opened, and who the heirs are, and what agreement can...View More
Depending on what your state's law provides for noise ordinances, nuisances, or disorderly conduct, you may be able to pursue a civil action against the tenants under a theory of "negligence per se."
As for the property owner or management company, they too may be liable...View More
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