answered on Mar 3, 2023
Trademark signifies a source of goods or services. Unless your artwork serves as a logo (which can be trademarked), you would have to demonstrate to the USPTO that the elements of your artwork are distinctive and unique enough (secondary meaning) to qualify as a source of goods. This can be... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2020
Well, assuming the grace period has already expired and there's no common law use or federal registration(s)/pending application(s) for anything identical or similar in the relevant categories, then you could attempt to register the mark. I'd recommend hiring a trademark attorney to... Read more »
I have a store on eBay and noticed that other sellers are using them without my permission and now I found a company using my photos .. its frustrating because I took the time, patience, and dedication to take each photo and for someone to just use them is not fair, I've tried contacting the... Read more »
answered on May 26, 2020
They have whole different lyrics just the same beat and they copyrighted my song causing me to unwillingly forfeit all future revenue I may make and I was wondering what I can do about it legally
answered on Feb 8, 2020
Unsure, as your information does not exactly make sense. The person who wrote the beat owns the copyright to that part, you would own the copyright to your lyrics. The other person would own the rights to their lyrics.
This patent is worth $100sM and I did everything and got $1. Dennis Fenton threatened his way onto the patent. He threaten me even recently and is worth over $600M
answered on Jul 27, 2018
I sent a message to your LinkedIn account. If you want to talk, please give me a call.
I want to make sure they don't just steal it without paying me, what kind of agreement form do I need?
answered on May 14, 2018
It depends on what the idea is. If it falls under patent, trademark, or copyright law, you should take the respective action to secure it (prosecute a patent or trademark application or register your copyright). If it does not fall under one of those categories, it may be a trade secret, in which... Read more »
Can other people use it? Or is it property of Paramount/CBS like I expect?
answered on Apr 19, 2018
Without searching, I would say that is almost guaranteed that it is. As to use, there are some uses that would be allowed under fair use.
A group of independent consultants works collaboratively on some projects - primarily joint marketing, and also producing and delivering online training. The group created an LLC to own a bank account and linked online payment accounts, to take in, hold, & pay out pooled funds for collaborative... Read more »
answered on Feb 6, 2018
An attorney would need to review all the facts to answer this question, most importantly, the LLC operating agreement. It is possible there could be joint ownership of the property by the members, if not through the LLC, then through a general partnership created by law as a result of the... Read more »
I was forced to perform work for a former classmate during university. The latter did this by means of death threats and other blackmail acts. I complied and authored the said person's final year project for her. The person has since passed this work off as hers and has used it for commercial... Read more »
answered on Aug 5, 2017
Potentially, but the statute of limitations is 3 years on copyright infringement. So, you may need to act quickly.
not only did my grandmas sister switch her name and take it off the property and add her daughter in place of her, without my grandma present and her notarized signature, changing ownership of half the property without the other halfs approval is illegal mal practice right?
and the first... Read more »
answered on Jul 27, 2017
If a lender is foolish enough to make a loan to only one of two owners of the property, it is ok. Your great aunt committed forgery and fraud if she signed your grandmother's name to a deed without your grandmother's consent or knowledge. If there is a lien against only one party's... Read more »
I am trying to start a travel company and would like to trademark my title and symbol.
answered on Mar 10, 2016
First, you need to make sure no one else is already using the same mark. You could do your own search using the Trademark Office's database (http://www.uspto.gov/trademark) but those only include the marks registered. A better option is to consult with a trademark attorney who can go over... Read more »
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