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I am a co-founder of the Edison Symphony. It never had a 501

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I am a co-founder of the Edison Symphony. It never had a 501 C so the NJ Arts council does not recognize it. It does not receive grant money. Just the President of the Arts Society used to raise money and fund the concerts. The Arts Society is about to become volunteer only and he may step down and we have not had concerts since 2009. I would like to Trademark the name and get it a 501 C can I do that legally once the organization goes volunteer?
Yes, if the Arts Society is no longer interested in making any claims to the name of the symphony, then you could file to trademark the name. If they are not using the name you are looking to trademark and have no interest in doing so you can file NOW for the trademark and you can also form a 501c for the corporation.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Thank you so much.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

I want to hire you to be my lawyer. Is there a way I could contact your law office.

 

Thank you,

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The site rules strictly prohibit us from taking any clients from this site, so it would cause me to be removed from this site if I were to do so. Thank you for the offer, but I am sorry I cannot do so.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Ok, thank you.