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Questions related to confidentiality obligations

This depends on where it happened, and also on what you knew when. Usually, to "sue somebody" describes initiating a civil lawsuit, while "reporting someone to the police" or words ...
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Protecting AI related IP by assigning all current and future IP to an LLC

Absent issues of unconscionability, illegality, or public policy, a person can make any contractual agreements they want. They can even agree to contractual promises with multiple parties that put ...
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Is "I'll see you in court!" legally binding?

No. Saying "I'll see you in court" does not create a legally binding obligation to sue. It is a unilateral statement or notice, not a mutual promise agreed to by both parties, and it is also ...
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Is "I'll see you in court!" legally binding?

Without more, statements do not generally create obligations. Contracts are one way of attaching obligation to a statement. There is no contract in your scenario. Another less clear path to an ...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

Yes, In most common law scenarios it is not legally correct to do so. But No, one would bother to check the signature so closely on insurance documents from their own clients. Usually signature ...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

greece IANAL The Greek Criminal Code says about forgery (translation mine): Whoever makes a forged or forges a document with the intent to use it to deceive someone else about a fact that can have ...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

This is a moving target, and customary practices in legal requirements regarding signatures are changing. Specifically, there was a time not long ago when court filings of pleadings and motions ...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

australia In Australia, it is not illegal to tell lies, except in some specific circumstances. Forging a signature is a specific kind of lie, which becomes illegal when "uttering a false document&...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

Law.SE encourages answers to a question asked with respect to one place's law under the laws of other jurisdictions with which the person providing the answer is more familiar. I am doing that here, ...
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Is it legal for someone to forge my signature with my knowledge and approval?

In the US, someone can sign for you if they have a Power of Attorney. While Power of Attorney is possible based only on verbal instructions, without documentation the other party on the contract ...
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Does British Columbia legislate for service to be performed 'with reasonable care and skill' + 'within a reasonable time'?

These terms are not implied by legislation in any jurisdiction in Canada, but they are widely recognized as being implied by common law. There is an "implied term in every contract for services ...
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What if I sign a work contract and then regret before starting? Switzerland

Employment contracts generally contain terms governing the termination of employment, because everyone recognizes that employment is not forever. A well prepared contract will also cover the ...
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If a receptionist hands a customer a blank screen and tells them to sign - with no explanation - and they sign, have they entered into a agreement?

For all practical purposes, if you signed something twice without seeing what it is, it will be impossible to argue later that you just signed a blank piece of paper/screen. The other party will argue ...
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If a receptionist hands a customer a blank screen and tells them to sign - with no explanation - and they sign, have they entered into a agreement?

Since you asked, you are definitely bound The content of the agreement was made available to you (“she could print out a document”). You chose not to read it and by signing, you agreed to the unread ...
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Would a dealership be required to honor a car sale agreement made by their chatbot?

In canada, Air Canada was recently found liable in a small claims civil tribunal for inaccurate advice of their chatbot (CBC News, CanLII). Air Canada offers reduced rate when travel is for ...
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Would a dealership be required to honor a car sale agreement made by their chatbot?

The sale would probably be enforceable. The Chatbot is acting as an electronic agent of the car dealer. It doesn't have to be a legal person to do that, any more than an order form of an online ...
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Would a dealership be required to honor a car sale agreement made by their chatbot?

In order for it to be a legally binding agreement, the parties (in this case the chatbot, herein referred to as GPT, and yourself, herein referred to as OP) must be considered legal persons or ...
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Can I sue a car garage for only offering cash payment?

Can I sue a car garage for only offering cash payment? Probably not. A statement that new payment will be offered at some indefinite time in the future isn't specific enough to create a binding ...
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Can I sue a car garage for only offering cash payment?

This is no different than a garage having a credit card only payment system. Technically you can try to sue anyone or anything for any reason but this would be a waste of time as it would likely be ...
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Are you a bound by a contract with sorority that you signed if you have not paid dues to become an official member?

Typically, yes When you signed you promised to do things (follow the rules and pay your dues) and they promised to do something. That creates a legally binding contract. Just because you are in breach ...
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Using science paper's method in commercial product

The relevant law here is patent law, and the comment makes clear that the idea is not protected by a patent. This is not a "subtle point". The laws allow everything that's not forbidden.
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