Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property law questions? Ask a lawyer

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Intellectual Property Law Questions
I came across some funny card images in an estate sale from
I came across some funny card images in an estate sale from what looks like the 40s or 50s. I see no signature or trademark image on the front or back on any of them.I looked online and did an image s… read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
2,061 satisfied customers
In the book I am writing, I mention lot of product
In the book I am writing, I mention lot of product categories and give example photos of some products. I usually get photos directly from the manufacturers and credit them.1- How about when I take a … read more
Thelawman2
Thelawman2
Doctoral Degree
2,061 satisfied customers
COPYRIGHT: I am wondering if using celebrity images and
COPYRIGHT: I am wondering if using celebrity images and putting them on phone cases is illegal or not? There are fan taken images and images photographed by the celebrities' agency. I am scared of bei… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
The "His Masters Voice" painting is in the public domain-
The "His Master's Voice" painting is in the public domain- but RCA Trademark management has a trademark on a similar symbol- a more generic one- not a painting. What will be the risk in using the publ… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
Hello, I am a photographer and I am looking to do a specialized
Hello, I am a photographer and I am looking to do a specialized publication of fantasy women warriors with swords. I was going to assign a name to this type of look, and trademark that name... but can… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
This is another take on my previous question (repeated below).
This is another take on my previous question (repeated below). In this case, the locomotive, which is on display at a museum, is painted with the logo of a railroad which is still in business, and a T… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I want to take my own pictures of city buildings, cityscape
I want to take my own pictures of city buildings, cityscape as oppose to landscape and city happenings to sell on my new photo website. I understand that buildings and many popular icons such as the H… read more
Attorney Wayne
Attorney Wayne
Attorney-at-Law
JD
1,492 satisfied customers
Ok... Lets say a person has dog. This person has a Copyright
Ok... Let's say a person has dog. This person has a Copyright on this dog, a name for the dog, and all imagery of this dog. They have basically branded the dog so-to-speak. The dogs face & name on cof… read more
BizIPEsq.
BizIPEsq.
Employment Technology & Business Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
375 satisfied customers
A friend of mine and i purchased some negatives of a famous
A friend of mine and i purchased some negatives of a famous band taken in 1984. They were taken for a magazine article but the article was never run so the pics were never developed until now. We boug… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I am a web site designer... with the advent of this .XXX about
I am a web site designer... with the advent of this .XXX about to come about, and knowing nearly all of my clients do not have Federally Registered Trade Marks or Service Marks, what can/should we do … read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I am a university student interested in launching a line of
I am a university student interested in launching a line of t shirts featuring our mascot along with other mascots in our conference. I would like to know what liberties I can take in designing the ma… read more
Teacher Editor
Teacher Editor
Teacher
Doctoral Degree
740 satisfied customers
A national association with members in the U.S. and abroad
A national association with members in the U.S. and abroad uses the acryonym of its name in many communications with members. The association supports a specific breed of animal which is used in the a… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
We have a website which operates with six versions of our logo.
We have a website which operates with six versions of our logo. Each original logo has a short title (2-5 words) which accompanies it. We want to be sure that this work is protected, and we want to be… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,979 satisfied customers
I am an amateur photographer and i am having some trouble finding
I am an amateur photographer and i am having some trouble finding information regarding property releases. I have several photos that i would like to sell on my website and at art and craft sales. Do … read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I have created non-obvious Acronyms for a product/service fo
I have created non-obvious Acronyms for a product/service for dental care in my dental office. In near future I am planning on offering Consulting Services to Dentists ... employing the everyday usage… read more
Win
Win
J.D.
265 satisfied customers
I have a question as to what is truly a commercial use of an
I have a question as to what is truly a commercial use of an image. I, as a credentialed member of a broadcast media outlet - approved by the governing body of the PIAA (Pennsylvania Interscholastic A… read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,244 satisfied customers
I make Tool Labels and I want to add military names and
I make Tool Labels and I want to add military names and logos to them. Example "AIR FORCE "BIRD LOGO", "ARMY STAR ""ARMY LOGO", "USMC " "GLOBE LOGO, "NAVY" "ANCHOR LOGO". all of these "Logos" are list… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers
I have owned an historic house (built in 1790) since 2007.
I have owned an historic house (built in 1790) since 2007. i had considered producing a tabletop book of the house and features, but only went so far as taking photographs. Now I learn that the town i… read more
Alex Reese
Alex Reese
Lawyer
JD
3,467 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Robert McEwen, Esq.

Robert McEwen, Esq.

Lawyer

890 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

561 satisfied customers

I assist my clients with IP questions that arise in their daily course of doing business.

Thomas Swartz

Thomas Swartz

Lawyer

467 satisfied customers

Twenty one years experience as a lawyer in New York and New Jersey. Former Appellate Law Clerk.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

461 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney in private practice.

Wilton A. Person

Wilton A. Person

Lawyer

352 satisfied customers

MBA, Experienced and Knowledgeable in Intellectual Property Law

BartEsq

BartEsq

Researcher

192 satisfied customers

Juris Doctor

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Lawyer

182 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of legal experience.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x