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The buying and selling of goods and services

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“Commercial use” clarification

This is something I've run into several times now. A lot of biological samples are shared for research with a caveat in the MTA that they are "not for commercial use". What exactly does this cover? ...
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Is it legal for a retailer to modify a product to remove best before dates and batch numbers?

We manufacture and supply to retailers in the US, via a distributor, a trademarked liquid animal feed product. Recently we have discovered that one of the retailers has been wiping off the best before ...
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Are there any examples of selling unsealed videogame as “new” being illegal?

Contest: over the years, a mayor videogame reseller company that operates in many countries worldwide has made a practice to unwrap the games it sells, putting only an empty box on display. When you ...
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Is it legal to distribute e-books in a company (NL)?

If a company owns copies of several e-books that have commercial licenses, can it distribute these e-books to employees? For instance with software like Koha. If not, is there a common other way to ...
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Could something like CyberBunker be legally ran in the US?

CyberBunker is the name of a company and Soviet-era nuclear bunker that has been converted to a datacenter in Holland. They made some news a few years ago when they were raided by a SWAT team, but the ...
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What penalty would Google or Apple face if they didn't remove TikTok from their app store?

Let's say that the situation stands as it is now in the future—TikTok is not bought by a US company and no changes are made to the existing executive orders or other steps taken by the US government. ...
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Is flying an RC aircraft and selling the results of that flight “commercial” flight?

On the Aviation.SE someone asked about the legality of flying RC aircraft. The answers say that commercial flights are verboten But what, precisely, makes it a commercial flight? This infographic ...
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What US state was this purchase made in?

I wish to file a claim in a class action settlement in the US. However, eligibility is dependent on what state you made a purchase "in" (the purchase being an item from an internet app). If ...
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Online sale of disposable vape devices

My friend and I want to start an online subscription service for people who vape, but are unsure of the legal hurdles involved in selling Nicotine online. We are located in the US and would like to ...
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Equipment purchased not shipped after over 3months

I purchased a ready-to-ship used printer in February 2020, the payment was acknowledged but the company has failed to ship. The printer was to be shipped immediately but its been over three months, no ...
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Trying to understand the ToS of YouTube when embedding videos in other monetized websites

I'm working on an idea pretty similar to the infinitelooper.com website but am having trouble fully understanding the terms of service of YouTube. Inifinitelooper was created way back in 2010 when ...
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Are Instagram effects protected by copyright?

Are Instagram image effects protected by copyright? Is it allowed to use the image effects for commercial use? Is it allowed to rebuild the effect formulas / curves / matrices, e.g. using SVG filter? ...
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Import duty tax UK if the parcel goes back without being delivered

I ordered a parcel from US (I live in UK) and so I paid import duty tax before delivery. Now, for weird reason FedEx didn't delivered the parcel to me and send it back to US. Now, technically there ...
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What responsibility do I have when exporting knives to other country?

Suppose I'm an online shop owner who sells knives, but I don't have the means to learn the law of other countries. Now suppose someone buys a knife from me, but the type of knife is illegal to own ...
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Ecommerce website not registred as a company

I have a friend living in Germany, and he is going to launch a new ecommerce website (selling different staff). I am not a lawyer, I am also living in Germany and I know just a little about laws here, ...
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Reselling of grocery store ice cream

Can I buy grocery store bought ice cream and sale it as individual servings (example, in a cone) at my retail store?
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Commercial use of the movies/shows subtitles

I want to develop an application where users in some way can see subtitles for a movie/show. There are two key points: Users won't be able to download subtitles for any movie Users even won't be able ...
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Using OFL SIL font to logo

I have a question. I download FontAwesome (SIL OFL licence 1.1). I took icon- bulb and expand it to curves in vector software. I edit that icon that the icon never look like original anymore. And I ...
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Can a sale be voided after payment has been tendered?

Found a car at a dealership, negotiated price, paid dealership for car, they accepted and deposited my funds (part cashiers check, part credit card charge). After I had paid in full they said, "We're ...