I am looking to creating a Trading Journal that includes suggestions, reminders, and best practices for traders to follow. For example: In a section where I mention that you need to take a loss if the market moves against you, I could use a quote/lyrics from Led Zeppelin such as "Cryin'... View More
Incorporating song lyrics into your trading journal requires careful consideration of copyright law. Copyright protects original works of authorship, including lyrics, and using them without permission can lead to infringement issues.
Fair use is a complex legal doctrine that allows...View More
Using royalty-free car photos in your game, even with blurred logos and trademarks, requires careful consideration of copyright and trademark laws. While blurring the logos and trademarks might reduce the risk of direct trademark infringement, it does not automatically clear legal hurdles,...View More
Creating and selling reproductions of album cover art could potentially infringe on the copyrights held by the original creators, as album cover art is generally protected by copyright law. If you are reproducing the art precisely or creating works that are substantially similar to the originals,...View More
so i iv seen that popeye him self ist 100% public domain but i was trying to write a story evolving the characters from that "universe" but i dont want to get the ball rolling and end up infringing (this project isn't necessarily for profit but on the off chance it takes off )
I designed a specific shirt in 2017 someone filed for a copyright of the specific phrase on the shirt in 2018 it didn't get approved until 2019 and their lawyer is coming after me in 2023 sending me a cease and desist. What options are available to me here?
This appears to be a trademark matter, not copyright. If you used a trademark for apparel and someone else applied to register the same mark based on use later than yours, you have priority. This is not only a defense to the claim of infringement, it may be grounds for cancellation of the...View More
I have Animation Characters Copyrighten. I've Copyrighten the name as well. We haven't been picked up by a studio yet nor or we published. We plan on selling merchandise and kid's clothing moving forward once we have sold the brand.
I’m a pro se litigant - the opposing counsel refuses to answer my supplemental interrogatories that I sent to him via e-mail (he had also transmitted his via e-mail). Is it best to re-send in a pleading format or is this a moot issue?
You should comply with all federal and local rules when submitting discovery requests. Without knowing more about this particular case, my recommendation would be to play it safe, follow the rules, and submit on pleading paper.
I was wondering if the people who arrange and take care of all the costumes and accessories that are worn by actors need to have special permission by a specific brand to show certain fashions in television and/or films?
My friend used my cell phone to take a picture of my sound bowl and it came out beautiful. She he says the picture is his intellectual property. Although the cellphone used to take the picture and the sound bowl is mine. Who owns the photo?
Yes, it is illegal--at least in the sense of possibly being defamatory, which is actionable in most if not all states. However, truth is usually an absolute defense in most if not all states too. Practically speaking, no lawyer would ever advise any client to go online in a public forum to do what...View More
The palette does not have stranger things on it. It is not called stranger things. It only has a fanart photo for the cover of the characters but does not have the wording stranger things anywhere on it. Can I get into trouble for it?
If you are marketing it as a stranger things theme then you can expect legal action for infringing on their rights. The right to use the name is covered by trademark law. Here is the trademark ownership info for stranger things: https://trademarks.justia.com/867/68/stranger-86768141.html...View More
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