It would help to have a clear disclaimer in some form as to the limited role your marketing company plays in connecting contractors with prospects. Not sure what information you are using to market but best to disclaim those representations as well in some manner.
Using another company's logo may expose you to a claim of infringement, since it may cause customer confusion regarding the source of your products. It may also create the impression that the brand is either affiliated with your company or endorses your company. If you need to mention the...Read more »
Sessions would include education on stretches, self-massage, and self-care. These free sessions are part of advertisement/marketing efforts to build a massage therapy business. Class would take place in libraries, churches, stores, any place that would like to partner with the licensed massage... Read more »
I'm rebranding my graphic design business in Raleigh, NC and I've found the perfect name. However, the name is similar to another company's name; the only difference is my new name has an additional letter in it to distinguish it from this other company. My company would be... Read more »
Will the North Carolina Secretary of State accept your LLC's articles of organization if the name differs by only one letter from another entity also registered in North Carolina? Yes, the NC Secretary of State will permit registration so long...Read more »
A sole proprietorship is a business owned by one person, which has little legal significance separate from its owner and usually requires no governmental filing except a fictitious-business-name statement, which discloses the name under which the business will be conducted and the owner's name...Read more »
It depends and an attorney would probably need additional information before being able to answer this question. I suggest speaking to an accountant to understand the tax issues first and then speak to an attorney.
While I'm not exactly sure what the second part of your question is asking, a trademark filed with the USPTO will protect the LLC name if it is distinctive and unique, and that will apply nation-wide. Many local businesses don't opt for this level of protection if they only plan to...Read more »
Well, it sounds like you have not started using your mark in commerce, which is what is required to secure a priority date vs. another user. As such, if their mark is actually valid (federally registered marks are entitled to a presumption of validity, but that presumption can be overcome in...Read more »
I assume you're asking about LLC naming conventions, because that is the most common type of corporate entity formed to hold real estate for investment purposes. Many real estate investors form LLCs for each property and name the LLC after the street address of the property. For example:...Read more »
Hi. We live in Concord NC. We signed a contract to build a new parking lot. The disign was signed and approved by the city. We paid the 88% already to the contractor and he didn't finish the job correctly. We talk all together with the engineer to let him know what he has to fix up. The... Read more »
The contract terms should state how and when the contractor is entitled to payment and under what terms payment may be withheld. I would refer to the contract terms in attempting to negotiate with the contractor. If you have documented problems and the contractor won't fix them, you can...Read more »
What types of good will you be marketing? Will you just be advertising goods or will you be fulfilling customer orders, by dropshipping for example? If you're doing more than connecting a customer with a company you may need a license, depending on the industry...Read more »
I have had people who have stolen apps without permission, who have then sold my apps (properties) without my permission. I need a lawyer to represent me as retaliate as well as when I contact big name tech companies concerning offers. I need representation to help me draft contracts as well as... Read more »
There are several attorneys listed on the Justia directory who would be able to help you. You should look for North Carolina attorneys with experience with copyright law, business transactions (licensing agreement and business entity formation), and civil litigation. You should contact 2-3...Read more »
If you are packaging it from bulk for resale, probably. If you are just reselling a sealed package you have, I don't believe so but if you are a business why not contact your lawyer or insurance company.
The website is a side project of us (not officially launched yet) and will mainly contain user generated content. Revenues may be based on ads but will not happen in the near future after launch. Such ways would need to allow us to benefit from DMCA Safe-Harbor, and stay personally protected... Read more »
In the first place, the only way to get any form of limited liability is through setting up an LLC, or corporation. Secondly, limited liability will protect the shareholders from certain types of corporate liabilities, but NOT from tort liability such as copyright infringement, trademark...Read more »
lawyers don't start businesses - entrepreneurs do. however, a lawyer can assist you in the maze of regulations, contractual requirements, and legal parameters. and if you plan on being big, you need to think big, and that often necessitates at least some involvement from an attorney. Rodney...Read more »
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