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.
answered on Nov 20, 2021
You need to consult with an attorney, there are different criteria used to determine whether a trademark can be granted or not.
I applied for my 3-yr old daughter's social security number for her health insurance. Because of Covid, SSA required us to submit the original copies of her and my passports at their office. Once my daughter was approved of the SSN, the SSA office sent us back the passports through uninsured... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2021
You should make a report to the post office. Take your copy of that report and make a claim to Social Security. They may want to you reapply for your daughter's passport so they have the copy of the bills. They say no, talk to your congressperson & Senators--each has a staff member to... Read more »
answered on Jun 7, 2021
Talk to an attorney
Patents are property, but they expire, so depending on when he got them you may or may not have any valuable assets
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?
answered on May 27, 2020
This is not a patent question so I will defer to an attorney in your state to give you a formal answer.
To get some background on copyright from a reliable source. Here is a link to the Frequently Asked Questions Page by the US Copyright Office.... Read more »
I bought a house from person X and I need to Pay them May 1, then corona-world happened and all the lenders stopped lending. I have three lenders working on a loan, racing to get it done, but am contemplating on offering person x $$ to extend the due date by 30 days. Via 107.080, it seems I do not... Read more »
answered on Apr 7, 2020
This is about negotiating, and you should consider extending the deadline to make sure you do not lose the property.
Make sure you have a modification to the contract to make sure they do not try to pull the rug.
answered on Feb 21, 2019
that is the standard
the numbering system used by USPTO follows the international classification.
It wasn't completely clear what you were asking, so you may want to contact us off line
answered on Aug 22, 2018
I am not sure which Porter Case patent you are referring, so it is hard to answer this question. But here are some guidelines.
(1) There appears that are only about 6 Porter Case patents. Some of these are pretty old, and they have expired by now, but some are still in force. You need... Read more »
I want to have a blog that compares and contrasts celebrities, sports teams, musicians etc. I also want to ask readers who is better than who. For example: who would you rather have lunch with, Michael Jordon or Labron James? I want to be able to include images but cannot afford to pay for rights... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2018
Your proposed unauthorized use is a risky one exposing you to a civil action in federal court for copyright infringement.
I'm a 20-year old male in the state of Nevada looking for work online. I've applied to an online AI-research company and have gotten a request for my first job. In the agreement attached, there is a few things I'm wary of before signing. It may just be paranoia, but I would like to... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2018
I think that the assignment of all IP rights forever has to do with assigning all the rights that you produce for the company while you are engaged in an assignment for them. It does not extend to IP rights that you generate during your lifetime after the engagement ended.
You may want to... Read more »
I work at a non-profit museum and we have a physical copy of a photograph from 1967 originally done by United Press International in 1967. The copy we have is actually from UPI and has their stamp on the back. CORBIS bought the pre-1991 UPI images that were physically housed in UPI's archives... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2017
You are correct. To recreate the image, you need a license from the copyright owner.
I have come up with an idea. In four (4) years of research, I have found that this product/item does not exist. I do not want this idea stolen. Before I seek financing, how may I patent this idea inexpensively? I have made the 'poor man's patent' and sent the idea to myself via... Read more »
answered on Aug 30, 2017
Congratulations on coming up with a new product. I hope that it is a success.
You are also absolutely correct that you need to safeguard your idea. Among the documents that your investors will want to see prior to giving you money, is a patent application. If you do not have IP secured,... Read more »
I´m planning to release new casino table game. So I´m interested about how much it costs. And which parts of patent process would be most expensive. THX
answered on Jun 20, 2017
Design patents applications preparation and filing run in the neighborhood of $1500 to $2000. Additionally, there is the cost of prosecution.
Say I publish a story to an anthology work like the magazine Asimov's, and it takes place in a fictional world populated by a cast of specific characters. Does this submission give them rights to the specific story or work only, or does it also give them rights to the characters that appear in... Read more »
answered on Feb 8, 2017
Copyright applies to the "work" -- the story -- not ideas. Characters can be protected by trademarks, like Mickey Mouse. Unless you give away your rights to the characters, the magazine cannot use them without your permission in another story or any publication simply as a result of... Read more »
Also what rights do I have to use the photos ?
answered on Feb 2, 2017
If you took the photos, you own the rights to the photographs. If someone else took the photographs, look at your contract with the photographer.
Generally, a model release will specify the scope of what you can and cannot do with the photographs.
Did your friend sign a model... Read more »
answered on Oct 3, 2016
If you put them up on the web, it's basically a "take this & distribute" invitation. Note how photographers, others copywright images.
If a competitor copies your advertising and claims your work product as his, is there a basis for a lawsuit other than trademark infringement?
Slogan idea, some copyright or trade mark on a slogan base there is so many slogan on a t-shirt, what to do copyS/tradeS. I like to know is their any legal rules on copyrightS or trademarkS base on the slogan on t-shirts & accessories, and what to do from here, is their regulation rules and... Read more »
answered on Jul 26, 2011
You can register your slogan as a trademark if you use it to identify your goods (t-shirts, etc) to distinguish your product from those manufactured and sold by others.
In regard to copyrighting your slogans, words and short phrases, such as names, titles, and slogans, familiar symbols, etc... Read more »
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