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Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition

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Preeminent Treatise - This is recognized by scholars and practitioners as one of the leading authorities on a specific subject. Chisum on Patents: A Treatise on the Law of Patentability, Validity and Infringement. Donald S. Chisum KF3114.C47 Also available on Lexis This multi-volume work is a respected treatise which examines the principles and tenets of patent law, as well as the rules concerning patentability. Among the issues discussed are statutory bars, adequate disclosure, double patenting and Patent and Trademark Office procedures. Also included is a glossary of patent terms. The format is looseleaf, with supplementation ...
granted to the author or creator of an original work, including the right to copy, distribute and adapt the work. These rights can be licensed, transferred and/or assigned. Copyright lasts for a certain time period after which the work is said to enter the public domain . Copyright applies to a wide range of works that are substantive and fixed in a medium. Some jurisdictions also recognize " moral rights " of the creator of a work, such as the right to be credited for the work. The Statute of Anne 1709, full title "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the Authors or ...
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Trademark Animation? Eh what's that, Doc? | Trademarkia
Ask anyone around, they know that crazy carrot munching guy, yes the one that gives everyone a run for their money, and Here’s Bugs Bunny. Tweety, Bugs, Mickey, the looney tunes gang, Road Runner, not to forget our fictional heroes, James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, and others; what do they all have in common? Trademarks. Not animation or fiction? Nope the answer is trademarks. By the way did you know what marked the difference between a fictional character from a graphic characte. The test is whether the character is depicted by a cartoon or other graphic representation or as a “word portrait”. So all the comics, ... market research, surveys and trends
Features - Researching Intellectual Property Law in an ...
is a Senior Reference Librarian and Instructor at the Boston University School of Law.  Ms. Weigmann teaches a course in international legal research at BUSL. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and the University of Michigan School of Information.  In the four years between her law degree and her library degree, she clerked for a federal district court judge in Puerto Rico and worked for the New York law firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton as an attorney. Introduction When we speak of the law of intellectual property, we are generally speaking of the law of a ... market research, surveys and trends

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Law360 : Orrick Herrington : Lawsuit Filings, Litigation ...
A federal appeals court handed down an opinion Thursday in the long-running battle between Mattel Inc. and MGA Entertainment Inc. over Bratz dolls that called a $100 million jury award in Mattel's favor into question and vacated a constructive trust that transferred MGA's Bratz-related intellectual property to Mattel. Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010 As corporate firms look to meet client demands by introducing two-tiered associate tracks, they should be wary of at least four potential pitfalls, legal experts say. Tuesday, Jul 20, 2010 A federal judge has ordered MGA Entertainment Inc. to either allow Mattel Inc. to depose all ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
: Intellectual Property : Duets Blog
It is probably safe to assume that Channel 45 obtained permission to use Jennifer Aniston's likeness and exploit her right of publicity in promoting viewership of syndicated Friends television programs. That's a deal where everyone appears to win, Channel 45, viewers, advertisers, Aniston, and the other Friends cast members who share in the syndication royalties along with Ms. Aniston. Last August, I noted the irony  of how one of the Friends, Ms. Aniston, appears to have been singled out from her co-star friends, despite their history of solidarity as a group, to serve as the primary ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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for misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud, breach of contract, and related causes of action. Defendant obtained summary adjudication of the misappropriation claim based on the applicable statute of limitations, Civil Code section 3426.6. The remaining claims were eventually eliminated with the exception of fraud, which a jury determined in defendant's favor by special verdict. On appeal, plaintiff asserts error in the grant of defendant's summary adjudication motion. Plaintiff further challenges the trial court's evidentiary rulings during trial and the court's refusal of plaintiff's proposed jury ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition - Barrett 2nd - Law ...
Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition. Basics: · Incentives vs. Access. · IP rights more difficult to enforce and so WEAKER than tangible property ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act ...
(1) Where the Commissioner of the Korean Intellectual Property Office considers that confirming an act of unfair competition under Article 2(i)(a) to (g) of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Can anyone recommend a good trademark (and unfair competition ...
I highly recommend IP law firm Townsend. My contact, Mark Hopkins, is in the Walnut Creek/San Francisco office, but he can refer you to a colleague in their Seattle office. Details: Townsend (www.townsend.com) Mark Hopkins, Ph.D. mhopkins@townsend.com 925.472.5014 Good luck, Debra Debra Forman Pinstripe Coaching debra@pinstripecoaching.com www.pinstripecoaching.com posted 3 months ago Why higher an attorney for one situation when you can have an entire lawfirm, linked to an entire network of attornies nationwide. You will then have access to advice and services in every area of your business, plus a whole lot more. Check out my ...
WikiAnswers - Why legislation is important in upholding and ...
During much of the Nineteenth century the employment contract was based on the Master and Servant Act of 1823, designed to discipline employees and repress the 'combination' of workers in Trade unions. Employment Law in the United Kingdom has developed rapidly over the past forty years, due to a historically strong Trades Union movement and to the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union. In its current form, it is largely a creature of Statute, (Acts of the UK Parliament) rather than Common Law. Leading Employment Law Statutes include the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Employment Act 2002 and various ...