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Can I Register a Trademark for a Flag or Other National Symbol?

A national or state flag or other national insignia may not be registered, but other elements including so-called "national symbols" may be unless they falsely suggest a connection with the nation or state. Contact The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC to discuss your trademark registration at (734) 743-1489. Affordable fees!

Michigan Trademark Attorney: How Do I Trademark Food Products?

Michigan Trademark Attorney: Registering a Federal trademark for a food product requires selection of an appropriate name, a proper trademark clearance search, and an application to the USPTO with the assistance of a knowledgeable trademark attorney - The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC (734) 743-1489

Detroit Trademark Attorney: Can I Trademark My Film Title?

Detroit Trademark Attorneys - Trademark protection in the US is granted to marks that are in use in commerce. Thus, a single-use or single-work mark such as a film or book title cannot be registered--unless it is made into a continuing series of works. Hilla Law Firm - (734) 743-1489

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney: What Is a Specimen?

Detroit Michigan Trademark Attorney - A specimen is an example of your product or service as used in interstate commerce that must be submitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office along with your application for a trademark registration - Hilla Law Firm (734) 743-1489

What Is An Office Action?

An Office Action is a response to a trademark registration initiated by the US Patent and Trademark Office when the attorney assigned to examine your registration has concerns about your application. Detroit Trademark Attorneys - (734) 743-1489

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Michigan Association Fees: Do I Have to Pay?

Livonia Michigan Real Estate Attorney - Condominium and HOA fees must be supported by the CC&Rs, association bylaws, and rules & regulations to be properly assessed. Contact The Hilla Law Firm at (734) 743-1489 to discuss your association fee assessment.

New Means Test Numbers for November, 2017

New Michigan Bankruptcy Means Test Numbers for November 1, 2017 The US Trustee's Office (the division of the Department of Justice that administers the bankruptcy process in the United States) has released its updated median income numbers...

Can I Get Attorney Fees in Bankruptcy Disputes?

Pay Your Attorney Fees and Costs, Unless—   Creditors Are Unlikely to Make You Pay their Attorney Fees in Bankruptcy Court Many an attorney primarily accustomed to practicing in Michigan state courts has stepped into US...

US Supreme Court OKs Stale Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Proofs of Claim

Livonia Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney: The US Supreme Court has ruled that creditor claims prohibited by Michigan's Statute of Limitations do not violate the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act when filed in Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings. Contact The Hilla Law Firm at (734) 743-1489 to discuss your bankruptcy filing.

New Means Test Numbers for April 1, 2017

New Michigan Bankruptcy Means Test Numbers for April 1, 2017   The US Trustee's Office (the division of the Department of Justice that administers the bankruptcy process in the United States) has released its updated median income...

Constructive Eviction in Michigan: What Is It?

Constructive Eviction: Being Kicked Out of the Side Door The Lawful Eviction Procedure in Michigan In Michigan, a lawful eviction is a very specific procedure. Presuming a valid basis for the eviction, such as breach of a specific lease...

New Means Test Numbers for November 1, 2016

New Michigan Bankruptcy Means Test Numbers for November 1, 2016   The US Trustee's Office (the division of the Department of Justice that administers the bankruptcy process in the United States) has released its updated median...

Medical Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Nothing Sacred About Medical Debt or Hospital Debt ...   Medical Debt: An Ongoing Issue Discharging medical debt is one of the primary reasons that a good percentage of Americans file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Our healthcare...

What Is My Car Worth In Bankruptcy?

What Is My Car Worth in Bankruptcy? NADA vs. Kelley BlueBook Values   Car Value in Bankruptcy: When Does It Matter? In a large number of Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, the value of a vehicle only matters if you own the vehicle free and...

New Means Test Numbers for April 1, 2016

New Michigan Bankruptcy Means Test Numbers for April 1, 2016   The US Trustee's Office (the division of the Department of Justice that administers the bankruptcy process in the United States) has released its updated median income...

New Means Test Numbers for November 1, 2015

Michigan Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Means Test Eligibility Expansion!   The US Trustee's Office (the division of the Department of Justice that administers the bankruptcy process in the United States) has released its updated median income...

New Means Test Numbers for April 1, 2015

Chapter 7 Eligibility Easier As Of April 1, 2015 [caption id="attachment_3003" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image by Beyer courtesy of Wikimedia Commons and the German Federal Archives[/caption] The US Trustee's Office (the division of the...

What Is a Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Examination?

Livonia Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney - A Rule 2004 Examination is a type of deposition within a Chapter or Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding in which a party may be required to produce information and documentation to another. The Hilla Law Firm (734) 743-1489
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