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Law Against Unfair Competition

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After 13 years of crafting, China’s “Anti-Monopoly Law” was passed on August 30, 2007 and put into effect on August 1, 2008. While there is nothing particularly “foreign” about the antitrust substantive provisions and procedures such as research, examination and penalties, a look at the legislation as a whole reveals content with a distinctive “Chinese flavor.” Promulgated on August 1, 2008, China’s “Anti-Monopoly Law” brings together parts of existing antitrust regulation such as the “Law against Unfair Competition”, the “Price Law” and ...
laws around the world today. The earliest records traces back to the efforts of Roman legislators to control price fluctuations and unfair trade practices. Through the Middle Ages in Europe, Kings and Queens repeatedly cracked down on monopolies, including those created through state legislation. The English common law doctrine of restraint of trade became the precursor to modern competition law. This grew out of the codifications of United States antitrust statutes, which in turn had considerable influence on the development of European Community competition laws after the Second World War . Increasingly the focus has moved to ...
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Each which is already more active on the Internet has made acquaintance with a nasty kind of people most likely ever. The species “Content and/or design Klauer”. This is lazy people without conscience which want to make money with the work of others yourself. As it legal acts 11 teilige series titled clarifies. Content The site author Thomas Schwenke clarifies in detail to DOMAIN.COM over the legal topic content and design theft page. In addition to the laws which then access it is also useful tips on how you can protect themselves before (well, you cannot do it) and how to secure evidence for a theft in the case of ... market research, surveys and trends
Research on Law and Virtual Worlds from the VirtualLife Project ...
Summary: The paper discusses virtual world property, user evaluation systems, data protection, intellectual property, advertising, the virtual world provider’s liability for user-generated content, and online dispute resolution in the VirtualLife system. Dan Bogdanov & Ilja Livenson, VirtualLife: Secure identity management in peer-to-peer systems . In: Proceedings of the 1st International ICST Conference on User Centric Media, UCMedia 2009 , Venice, 9-11 December 2009, Abstract: “The popularity of virtual worlds and their increasing economic impact has created a situation where the value of trusted identification has ... market research, surveys and trends

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The Chicago Reporter Putting the Squeeze on the Little Guy
At 78, Cecil Troy could be relaxing at the Florida cottage he bought 10 years ago. But he has yet to spend a night there. Instead, he remains in Chicago, mired in a four-year legal battle involving at least five beverage companies and six federal lawsuits. For more than three decades, Troy has been the president and chief executive officer of Grove Fresh Distributors Inc., at 7553 S. South Chicago Ave. Grove Fresh's orange juice, made from concentrate, has been his biggest seller, accounting for up to 70 percent of total sales, he said. But in the mid-1980s, Grove Fresh began losing customers. His competitors were ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Technology News of America - Technology News Ltd
Name-calling about name-calling, that's the story in the Federal District Court for West Texas.  Neon Enterprises and IBM are really going at each other, litigating away, all over a lousy few billion dollars.  The few billion is what Neon could cost IBM if its zPrime software catches on, says a source at Neon, declining attribution. zPrime lets mainframe shops move work around inside a mainframe so that it lives in the low rent district instead of on Park Avenue.  With zPrime, IBM's zIIP and zAAP specialty processors can do a lot of work that customers without Neon's product (or Neon's ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The Lanier Law Firm Announces Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against EA Over ...
The first-person, action-adventure game featuring the main character "Faith" has been a worldwide success for EA, which has sold more than one million copies of Mirror's Edge on the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC and iOS platforms. The lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California , San Jose Division, includes claims of willful infringement and unfair competition against Redwood City, Calif. -based EA. The Lanier Law Firm's W. Mark Lanier , Christopher Banys and Daniel M. Shafer are representing Pasadena, Calif. -based Edge Games Inc. in its damages claim and request for a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Do the feds have a case against Apple?
Which agency would be charged with looking into it, isn't yet clear: either the Federal Trade Commission or the Department of Justice. But the FTC just spent months looking at the mobile-ad market from all angles for the recently closed Google/AdMob acquisition case , so the FTC would make sense. The concern stems from Apple banning developers from using advertising in their iPhone applications that shares analytic data with "an advertising service provider owned by or affiliated with a developer or distributor of mobile devices, mobile operating systems or development environments other than Apple." The most ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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LAW AGAINST UNFAIR COMPETITION
LAW AGAINST UNFAIR COMPETITION. (Official Gazette 80/99). Part one. GENERAL PROVISIONS. Article 1. Basic Provision. Person acting or executing against the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
17200 et seq - Official California Legislative Information
17200. As used in this chapter, unfair competition shall mean and include any unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice and unfair, deceptive, untrue or misleading advertising and any act prohibited by Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 17500) of Part 3 of Division 7 of the Business and Professions Code. 17201. As used in this chapter, the term person shall mean and include natural persons, corporations, firms, partnerships, joint stock companies, associations and other organizations of persons. 17201.5. As used in this chapter: (a) "Board within the Department of Consumer Affairs" includes ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Using Unfair Competition Law to Deter Undocumented Immigration ...
Although the common law action for unfair competition evolved originally to afford relief against a competitor's misrepresenta- ...
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Apple Wins Like a Champ - Psystar is Toast
Psystar, who has modified Mac OS X to run on its computers and sold them to the public has lost on the whole line in a summary judgment. [ groklaw.net ...] Apple Wins Like a Champ - Psystar is Toast -- What? You're Surprised? Psystar just got what's coming to them in the California case. Here's the order [PDF]. It's a total massacre. Psystar's first-sale defense went down in flames. Apple's motion for summary judgment on copyright infringement and DMCA violation is granted. Apple prevailed also on its motion to seal. Psystar's motion for summary judgment on trademark infringement and trade ...
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 ...