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Legal Advice Needed on Startup Concept - Trademark and IP Lawyer needed
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I need a legal opinion on a business concept. This will require consultation by phone and perhaps additional email correspondence, no formal legal documentation is required.

My hope is to find a creative lawyer who can tell me HOW I can implement this business concept, not IF I can do it.

The idea is an educational start-up concept to provide supplemental study aids for a commercially available audio/online course. I have no affiliation with this course or the company who publishes it other than highly recommending it.

The course we will be recommending is offered by a huge international publishing company. I want to prevent legal issues that may arise from mentioning their course by name or structuring my study guides to correspond with materials learned in their course. All information in my materials will be authored by me and my team, but I am unclear exactly where the line for "derivative work" is. We will not use *any* content from the commercial course.

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