If I signed an NDA as a member of a now defunct LLC with a company for an “indefinite term.” Very general NDA to protect trade secrets, recipes, etc. If the owner of the company who I signed the NDA with passes away, and his heir takes over his rights (both business and estate), and sells the... Read more »
A shareholder, just by being a shareholder, cannot accept service. Service must be on an officer or director, or the registered agent. A minority shareholder can fight the dissolution, or demand a buyout based on the value of the corporation as determined by a court. The procedure is in the...Read more »
In the State of New York business owners, shareholders, members LLC, may file lawsuits related to breach of contract controversies in state court. For purposes of these controversies the applicable law is the New York General Business Law as well as the specific rule applicable to fiduciaries...Read more »
The employment law attorneys here would have the best insight into this, but your question remains open for two weeks. However, as a general contract law matter, it isn't unusual for companies to impose a margin on what they pay employees or contractors - this is a basic business model. It...Read more »
I started working 3 years ago in a registered 501c3 (school) in New York. I am a school leader and requested to see a copy of the school bylaws so I could understand as much as possible about how the school works. I was told it was an inappropriate request. I have concerns about board governance... Read more »
You can almost certainly get a copy directly (and anonymously) from the New York Attorney General's office website. Go to the AG's office's Charities Bureau online. (https://www.charitiesnys.com/home.html) Enter the name of the 501(c)(3) in the "Search Charities Registry"...Read more »
A d/b/a (doing business as) is simply an alternative trade name for a business. Different states have registration requirements for DBA's. A trademark protection or copyright protection are an entirely different issue. There is a process underlying the registration of a trademark or a...Read more »
This would be a low priority claim and without significantly more information, there is no way to know. You need to retain an experienced bankruptcy attorney and provide a great deal of information. Good luck.
Hello, I am trying to properly interpret Section 624 - Rights of cancellation of contracts for services. If the buyer never received any form of a copy of the contract until requesting it two months after the start date, does the three business day period for a right to cancellation apply once the... Read more »
If you're trying to find a New York lawyer, it could be difficult for law firms here to reach out to you. This site isn't set up like an attorney referral service. However, there is the feature above, "Find-a-Lawyer," which lists attorneys by region. The NYS Bar Association also...Read more »
There are several unknowns here and best to direct your question to an attorney, who can review the documents. In a nutshell, it all depends! It depends on the corporate structure, governing documents (and always but not likely primarily here on applicable laws). It is generally absolutely doable...Read more »
Good question. The first part of the answer involves the simple availability of the name; but, given its largely unique name, you will probably have no problems registering it. Second, what is the consequence of you changing your business from (perhaps) a sole proprietorship or (perhaps) another...Read more »
A college class I'm taking requires groups to create and present an entire social media campaign to a nonprofit organization. Each group has a different theme. We've been working on this for three weeks because of the amount of work -- it's an entire social media activation. I have... Read more »
If you make any income from your rental activity, per US Tax law, you must include it in your annual tax return. The way you organize or register your activity abroad is a matter of applicable local or international law abroad.
It would be used for a printing company name, not an automobile name. My assumption is it can't be copyrighted or reserved as a general word since it is a type of ship of war in common parlance. Thank you,
Your question remains open under the Business Law/Formation categories. At this point, you could try reposting and adding the following categories - Trademarks, Copyrights, Intellectual Property. "Copyright" is in the main menu. You'll see "Trademarks" and...Read more »
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