June 2019 Archives

What is the purpose of letters rogatory?

It is a rare occurrence for most people, but occasionally a person or entity will need to petition a foreign court for a legal matter in the states. Consider, for instance, an injured person who is seeking compensation from another person who has fled the states, or a single parent who is desperate to get his or her children back after the other parent took them out of the country. As you may know, overseas litigation may be more common for business owners in Massachusetts and elsewhere, since many companies do business with foreign entities.

Can I use a trademark even without a product?

A creative mind in Massachusetts may come up with a snappy phrase, a name, something that can be used as part of a product, only to run into a problem. It will take a while, perhaps months, to fully develop the product, but somebody comes up with the same idea and might beat the Boston entrepreneur to the punch. However, a creative person in this scenario can still trademark the phrase or name even though the product is not ready yet.

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