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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Can I use a trademarked word in my brand name? Is the word Redrum trademarked?
Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 19, 2021

It depends on what your profession is. If the use of the trademark of the other could leave average person to be confused about the source of the goods, it could be. Whether it is registered can be found out with the help of an attorney.

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1 Answer | Asked in Foreclosure, Entertainment / Sports, Gaming and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: I would like to get this company together for the first few months and then I’ll get it to up and running in no time

I have a question about how my life would be if I got this company and how much money would be made for my future and family is it sure success in the business or what I do need to know if I going to make my money back in wholesale or whole period

Linda Liang
Linda Liang answered on Oct 7, 2021

This question is very general. Many issues you need to address to stay out of trouble. The most common matter is your trademark. You should conduct a research and make sure you are not using others' trademark. Preferably, you should register your own trademark. Other matters include... Read more »

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Q: How do I trademark my business name?
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Sep 3, 2021

You need to invest in a consultation with an attorney to analyze your case and provide options.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Formation, Business Law and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: I am trying to create a subsidiary brand in Georgia. Where do I do this?

For example Coke makes brands like Sprite and Fanta. Their the same soda brand that have different soda. That’s what I am trying to accomplish. I have an LLC already in Georgia. Do I just make buy another LLC? Is there like a box I fill out out under my already owned LLC?

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Aug 3, 2021

You do not need any more LLCs

You need to register the brands to get protection against others who would want to use the same name

You need to consult with an attorney

2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Permission to use the Mark.

DARPA, CDMA, USCCA, USCIS, RealID, E-Sign

Bill Hulsey
Bill Hulsey answered on Jun 6, 2021

Some are functional. Some are brands. Knowing the difference is important and controls your rights.

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1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Civil Rights and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: are you familiar with the words cause and sun as well as cus and son and all similiar regularities concerning a sin
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on May 19, 2021

No, not familiar

let us know your question on trademarks

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: help

We became unemployed during this pandemic with my mother and started selling t-shirts over etsy.

We buy all svg and designs from digital svg sellers. Unfortunately we have received a nonsense trademark warning 3 times in the last 3 months.

Finally, a design of our "boy mom and... Read more »

Joshua Adam Davis
Joshua Adam Davis answered on Mar 29, 2021

You should certainly contact an experienced intellectual property attorney for a confidential discussion. There are many facts that affect the analysis, and an experienced attorney will be able to explore all relevant facts before advising you. Such an attorney will want to review the complaining... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Can we get this trademark?
Nicole Schaefer
Nicole Schaefer answered on Feb 15, 2021

What trademark are you seeking? An attorney will conduct a search for you and determine if the trademark is available.

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Copyright and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Does "Ew, David!" infringe on the trademark "EW DAVID" ?
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Feb 13, 2021

Yes it does

do not use it

consult with an attorney

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1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Hi! If I created a personalized rug of a character that is trademark would I be in violation of trademark agreement?

Starting a small business creating personalized rugs and want to avoid trademark fraud.

Benjamin Charles Korray
Benjamin Charles Korray answered on Jan 17, 2021

Maybe yes, maybe no. It depends on how the trademark is registered and how you use it on your rugs and then if and how you sell it. You should also consider that characters can be protected under copyright (in addition to trademark). Please feel free to email me if you have any questions at... Read more »

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Q: I want to trademark a name that is considered “abandoned” and “dead” on TESS. What steps should I take?

The goods and services that the dead trademark provides is not in the same category as what I want to provide

Bernard Samuel Klosowski
Bernard Samuel Klosowski answered on Jan 16, 2021

A trademark might still be in use under "common law" even if the associate federal registration has been abandoned and listed as dead. It's even possible that the registration was unintentionally abandoned and if not too much time has passed, the owner could petition to revive the... Read more »

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Q: Is a cancelled trademarked name then available for use?
Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero answered on Jan 15, 2021

A cancelled trademark may still be in use by the original trademark registrant or some other business owner. In order to avoid claims of infringement, it is important to determine if a mark (or a similar mark) is in use for the same or related goods or services. Consult with a trademark attorney to... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: If someone is using my company name as a website can I do anything?

Company name is trademarked.

Timothy John Billick
Timothy John Billick answered on Jan 8, 2021

Yes. You have options.

Assuming you have a solid case of infringement, you could perhaps file a trademark lawsuit in state court, federal court, or start resolution through whomever is hosting the website (likely ICANN).

Please talk to an experienced IP attorney to discuss these...
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2 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal to use brand names in a book?

In a fictional book, what is the protocol for mentioning brand names? I'm referring to situations in which the particular company / brand is not being represented in a negative way, but only mentioned casually. For instance, can an author write a book in which their characters are eating... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Dec 22, 2020

Depends on the context, purpose and such.

You should consult with an attorney to understand your risks

best luck

Marcos

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3 Answers | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Does a bilingual company name violate copyrights or trademarks of a company name with the same meaning in one language?

For example, "world" = "mundo" / "happy" = "feliz" from English to Spanish. So, would a company called "Happy Mundo" violate the copyrights or trademarks of a company called "Happy World" or "Mundo Feliz", since they each have... Read more »

Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Nov 24, 2020

Yes

The trademark office considers foreign languages and translations when making a determination on whether to approve or not an application.

Consult with an attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Business Law, Trademark and Intellectual Property for Georgia on
Q: the title of my business is the same as another well established company’s product

how to find whether it’s the phrase, or actual product itself that’s trademarked, copyrighted, and/or patented

Evelyn Suero
Evelyn Suero answered on Oct 19, 2020

The USPTO may be searched to find federally registered trademarks. Trademarks may also be registered in individual states. However, it is important to remember that even unregistered trademarks have common law rights against infringement. If a trademark is confusingly similar to another... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: Can I trademark/ use this name?

I have registered a business name this year of 2020. however after checking the USPTO site a company in Rhode Island uses the word Borvani in their business name "House of Borvani". It went dead in 1982. I sale cosmetic and beauty they sale jewelry. from my understanding common law only... Read more »

Timothy John Billick
Timothy John Billick answered on Sep 23, 2020

This is a complicated question and you should reach out to a trademark attorney to give you a full and complete response.

The short answer is that it depends on how "House of Borvani" is being used. It's possible it's limited to only one state, but common law trademark...
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Internet Law and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: I found a sticker for sale online. Is it against copyright laws to use the design on my own product that I'll sell?

The seller sells a bunch of stickers online. There is one particular sticker design I love that I want to print on a face mask with my own quote along with it. The sticker doesn't have the (C) on it and her website doesn't have any info about copyrights or trademark. Will I get in trouble... Read more »

Tania Maria Williams
Tania Maria Williams answered on Jul 23, 2020

The artwork in the sticker belongs to the artist even if it doesn't have the copyright symbol on the sticker. The better plan of action is to reach out to the seller and see if they own the rights to the artwork or know who does. Feel free to call or email me if I can be of further assistance.

3 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Georgia on
Q: What would I have to do to reinstate my trademark after it has been cancelled (Sec.8)?
Tania Maria Williams
Tania Maria Williams answered on Jul 16, 2020

Depending on the reason for cancellation and time since it's been cancelled, you may have to file a new application. Feel free to call or email me if I can assist.

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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Trademark for Georgia on
Q: When looking at my trademark online is states 606-Abandoned-No statement of use filed. How do I get this active again
James D. Williams
James D. Williams answered on Jul 9, 2020

Unfortunately there is a very limited window to revive your trademark application, once abandoned. You would have to sign a statement that letting the application become abandoned was unintentional, pay a $100 filing fee, and then address whatever the problem was that led to the application... Read more »

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