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Can I start a business of using a name brand protein powder

Can I start a business of using a name brand protein powder to make ready to drink protein shakes that I mix and sell or is that illegal?

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I run an Etsy shop and I made & sell doll clothes for ******

Hello! I run an Etsy shop and I made & sell doll clothes for ****** & *********** Doll clothes. I have been notified by Etsy Legal that I have been sited for trademark infringement by ***************. My question: Is editing these listings with the trademark symbol enough, or do I need to make other changes to make these listings 'legal'? I may have other similar questions; I was notified by Etsy for a similar issue two years ago by another company, and after making the changes I thought would suffice but receiving other notifications, I deleted these listings for fear of having my shop shut down). Thank you so much!

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I came up with a brand that consists of a saying and is in a

I came up with a brand that consists of a saying and is in a special font, I use this logo/brand in my designs of t shirts and other merchandise. I always use on my articles and web pages TM, but Im so confused by everything I have read, do I need to file for trademark or copyright to protect this brand name?

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I have commissioned a package designer to design the box

I have commissioned a package designer to design the box for my product. When he completed the design he transferred all IP rights and copyright of the design of the box over to me. I have a copy of this agreement. This was back in August of 2015. Last month I discovered a similar knife set being sold on Amazon with the EXACT same design as my box. The only difference is they removed my logo and replaced it with theirs. It is this company - Oxgord.com which manufacturers a variety of products. I sent Oxgord a C&D but they simply ignored me. What is my recourse?

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I solicited business with a web designer who was going to

I solicited business with a web designer who was going to make my website as well as my logo. Not having signed any contracts or making any payments, the designer on my request had sent over logo templates that he had purchased from a stock photo site. I ended up not using that designer but continued using one of the logos adding color and changing some of the text. I had recently purchased the rights to the logo from the same exact site that the original designer had purchased them from. He has sent me an invoice for $500 and says if i do not pay, he will bring in a lawyer

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I have a photobook I'm putting together and I have several

I have a photobook I'm putting together and I have several logos throughout the book especially on clothing. Am I ok to use these photos?

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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 want to manufacturer and sell book shelves that I designed

I want to manufacturer and sell book shelves that I designed based off of trademarked logos. For example superman style "S" in 7 different pieces but when they are placed in a specific order look like the superman "S". Is this violating any laws or is it acceptable?

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Philz Coffee has a trademark on coffee beverages named

Philz Coffee has a trademark on coffee beverages named "Mint Mojito" via their trademark. Registration Number:(###) ###-####And they have a copyright on their name Philz. Additionally, their slogan "One cup at a time". This is all known.The question is do they have a copyright on depictions of mint leaves in coffee cups/mugs/jars/etc... as long has their logo is not involved?Additionally if one were to name another drink "Big Mug Mint/Mojito" would that be considered too similar? I understand using "Mint moh-hee-toh" is considered similar, but using other words around "Mint" or "Mojito" but never together, would that be too similar as well?

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