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Our jewelry designs are being copied by China factories then

Our jewelry designs are being copied by China factories then sold to U.S. sellers on Amazon, Etsy and eBay. When I contact these sellers, they won't remove the items unless I have proof of documentation. Does that mean without a registered copyright for each new design we make we don't have any control over them?Thanks,Neal

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Avlon industries owns trademark product line. I own domain

Hello.Avlon industries owns trademark for Keracare product line.http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/bin/showfield?f=doc&state=4801:qrdyl3.3.1I own domain Kercare.com and would like to trademark name "Kercare" as a brand name for our shampoo and conditioner line.Are the names and product types too close and risk later legal action?Thank you,Best regards,Lance Wegner

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My name is ********** and I am looking Patent attorney. I am

Hello. My name is ********** and I am looking for a Patent attorney. I am a part owner of a company called *********** is our website.My question is to see if the Pokemon Go game is infringing on a patent Candy Lab is publishing. Here is the information on the patent.Location-Based Augmented Reality Content Management And DeliveryUnited States 61/652,032Filed May 25, 2012A hyper-local advertising and cross promotional 3-D augmented reality mobile platform is provided that enables players to interact virtually with their real world environment to earn real world and virtual world rewards. The cross promotional platform allows vendors to place game and application elements represented as in-application elements anywhere in the world on a map according to its precise geo-location in the real world. When a user of the mobile platform clicks on a game element to collect it, the vendor's advertising message, offering, or other promotional qualifier appears on the screen with an option to view an-platform offering and/or to click through to a vendor-designated link and redeem the promotional qualifier.Here is about Pokemon Go.Pokémon Go is a location-based augmented reality mobile game, developed by Niantic Labs (Alphabet/Google) and published by The Pokémon Company (Nintendo) as part of the Pokémon franchise. It was released worldwide in July 2016 for iOS and Android devices. It has been the most successful app of all time.Here is the other patent we are publishing, I dont know if this one applies though.BEACON-FACILIATED CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND DELIVERYCustomer Number: 64046Application Type: ProvisionalTime Stamp: 17:54:31Filing Date:Receipt Date: 27-AUG-2015Attorney Docket Number: 45847-502P01USFiler Authorized By: Robert Timothy Stuart LattaFiler: Robert Timothy Stuart Latta/Karen LePariDo I have a case? Also any other information you can tell me about both patents would be truly helpful.Last, we have Mintz Levin Law Firm in San Diego representing us. What is your take on them. Dig DEEP! ha. Theres a reason I am coming to you.Thank you,**********

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I'm looking into sourcing a cold brew coffee maker from

Hello,I'm looking into sourcing a cold brew coffee maker from China and selling it online. The one I want can be found here:https://qdsinoglass.en.alibaba.com/product/60464247384-212744291/Elemental_Kitchen_trade_assurance_unique_design_brewing_filter_core_pink_color_glass_cold_brew_coffee_maker_pitcher.html?spm=a2700.7803228.1998738840.4.FD3s2jI noticed there is a similar competitor in the space (Takeya) and the patents they have filed:https://www.google.com/patents/US8778432Their process of brewing coffee doesn't seem unique and is all over Amazon across different products. Would I be in any violations for selling the product above? It's hard for me to understand what all the patent(s) protect and if any minor deviations would put me in the clear?Thanks,Mike

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I am the owner of a store that is independently distributed,

I am the owner of a store that is independently distributed, however I signed no contracts when I opened the location. Due to lawsuits within the company, I began to get fearful of my situation and am changing the name of my location (as well as all the materials used to prevent copyright issues). My questions is if I can safely mention that our new company is "Formerly known as _______" during a transition phase

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I am an author and illustrator currently preparing to launch

Hello,My name is***** am an author and illustrator currently preparing to launch a major Kickstarter campaign for my new artbook.The book is an illustrated unofficial guide to famous aliens from popular science-fiction literature, films, and television. Each of these characters has a full-color illustration that details and highlights distinctive characteristics as well as explaining their fictional anatomy. Characters like E.T. , Alf, and the Alien are included and deconstructed.The book uses entirely original materials and assets, but because it is centered around characters that I don't own the rights to I'm concerned about its legality. I would like to ensure that this work falls into the nebulous category of fair use before I launch this major project.Does my work constitute fair use? Is there a risk of legal action if I proceed with the project? What can I do to reduce this risk?Here is a sample of the original art work-https://www.dropbox.com/sh/k54t8q7dzw9qm3t/AAAd0RJccnj2zXkzP_xGKUvza?dl=0Chris

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I own the Copy Rights to the *********************. But I

I own the Copy Rights to the *********************. But I was told I couldn't have a Trade Mark of ownership so I can work them . Now I received a magazine in the mail that has Shape as a tittle . an the Heart belongs to another person as will. So my question Why was I denied the right to patent back in 2014 for my Sketchy Hearts,witch is a two in one heart meaning it a plain heart -w- designs attached .an my Granite Shape Heart -w- designs, an my Veteran French Creek Heart -w- designs , witch the public have been taking pieces from each one an making other hearts with semul'er products . I started this project back in 92 going into 93 after I lost my daughter. I just don't think it fair I the founder of these Granite Hearts but am being told i can't claim them under a Trade Mark because a Trade Mark is different than a Copy Right. thank you Sandra ********** can reach me at *************

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I purchased a start-up eCommerce website/domain that sells

I purchased a start-up eCommerce website/domain that sells women's fashion, for purpose of this question I will call it "pinkplush". I later found out that there is an existing online women's clothing store called "inkplush". So our domain and brand name are only one letter off eachother. If you missed one letter in our domain name, you would be directed to their store instead. Although we both sell women's fashion, we do NOT have similar products and we do NOT have similar websites.On their website they have listed as LLC. But they have not trademarked their brand name. I am wondering if this could potentially place me at risk for "copyright infringement" or "confusing similarity"?

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I plan on registering a trademark soon and I have some

Hi, I plan on registering a trademark soon and I have some questions because there is another company with the same name with a trademark registered. Here's the link to their trademark: https://trademarks.justia.com/858/86/ai-athlete-inspired-85886726.htmlAs you will see they are mainly jewelry but they also listed clothing and hats in a sub category which is what I plan on registering under.My questions are: Since my logo has a Y shaped symbol standing on the words Athlete Inspired, will I still be able to register it? Or am I better off just trademarking my symbol without adding the words Athlete Inspired?

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