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Steven Grant Hill

Atlanta Patent Infringement Attorney.

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  1. Defendant has a judgment against him in dba (Name of business) but no longer has this business.

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Frank Wei-Hong Chen
    2. Gregory G. Jones
    3. Steven Grant Hill
    3 lawyer answers

    If an individual doing business under a DBA sells the assets of his business to a third party, and your judgment is against the party who sold the assets, then you would not be able to enforce the judgment against the buyer unless you can show that the buyer also purchased the liability that your judgment represents.

  2. Hi, attorney fees, went before judge, lost. my x recieved attorney fees because she prevailed. I appealed, and won.

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Richard Ronald Bernstein
    2. Steven Grant Hill
    2 lawyer answers

    Generally no. Whether to award fees is a matter that resides in the judge's sound trial discretion. Most state statutes have some guiding prerequisites that the judge must find before fees can be assessed. For example, in Georgia, where I practice, fees cannot be awarded in conjunction with a motion unless the motion is determined to be frivolous. So it's possible that in your situation, the judge thought that your ex's arguments, while unsuccessful, were not frivolous or were made in good...

  3. I have created a character should I just copyright him...

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Elizabeth Swanson
    2. Warren Vincent Norred
    3. Pamela Koslyn
    4. Steven Grant Hill
    5 lawyer answers

    Clients often confuse the difference between copyright and registration of copyright. Once you have created a work of authorship in a tangible or fixed medium, such as a book or short story, copyright protection inheres in the work as a matter of law. That means even if you do not run out and immediately register your work with the copyright office, you still can claim (C) All rights reserved on your work. Registration is only required as a prerequisite to bringing a copyright infringement...

  4. I have created a character should I just copyright him...

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Elizabeth Swanson
    2. Warren Vincent Norred
    3. Pamela Koslyn
    4. Steven Grant Hill
    5 lawyer answers

    Clients often confuse the difference between copyright and registration of copyright. Once you have created a work of authorship in a tangible or fixed medium, such as a book or short story, copyright protection inheres in the work as a matter of law. That means even if you do not run out and immediately register your work with the copyright office, you still can claim (C) All rights reserved on your work. Registration is only required as a prerequisite to bringing a copyright infringement...

  5. Book Question.....

    Answered almost 3 years ago.

    1. Hayley R. Greenberg
    2. Alan James Brinkmeier
    3. Steven Grant Hill
    4. Pamela Koslyn
    4 lawyer answers

    No.