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Hello. I have an idea for an iOS app that acts as a database for already published physical therapy tests & measures. But before I go through with developing this app, I want to make sure it won't be infringing on any copyright laws that the publishers may have.

Lawyer's Assistant: Do you have a registration record?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you talked to a local attorney? Has anything been filed in court?

I have not

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Will this cost me anything?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Intellectual Property Law
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Not a problem. have a nice day!

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Your app sounds exciting. I'm a different attorney. You need to contact an intellectual property attorney who can do a patent, trademark, and copyright search on your behalf.

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