BUAD 403 Exam II Practice One

BUAD 403 Exam II Practice One - VERSION A THE LEGAL...

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VERSION A THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS Professor Cheeseman Exam II Practice 1 Choose the best answer to each question. 1. Cheese has just written a script for a movie and arranges to have lunch with the president of Miramax Pictures to pitch his script “Tea Garden Capers”. During the lunch meeting, Cheese gives the president of Miramax Pictures a copy of his script. A week later, Cheese gets his script back with the word, “trash,” written across the top. A year later, Miramax makes a movie using Cheese’s script. Cheese sues Touchstone for breach of contract. What type of contract is Cheese claiming? A. An express contract B. An implied in-fact contract C. An implied in-law contract D. A formal contract E. An unenforceable contract because of duress 2. Ted has a very profitable business. He signs pieces of paper with the signature “XOXO Madonna—I love you, the material girl.” Ted then sells these pieces of paper to squealing 14-year-olds outside Madonna concerts. He hawks his wares by calling out, “Genuine Madonna autographs, thirty dollars!” If Ted gets busted by the police, what crime can he be charged with? A. Conspiracy B. Forgery C. Misappropriation of the Right to Publicity D. Larceny E. Fraud
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VERSION A 3. Roseanne, a celebrity and host of a popular TV talk show, invents a new formula for body cream that, if rubbed on the skin, sucks out the body fat from that location. It is non-surgery liposuction. With this cream a user can “spot” the area that needs a little thinning. The secret formula is one part bat brains, one part testosterone, two parts salsa sauce, and three parts honey. To have a monopoly forever on this formula, Roseanne should rely on which type of protection? A. Patent B. Copyright C. Trademark D. Trade dress E. Trade secret 4. Roseanne decides to call her new weight-loss body cream “LIFO” (“last in, first off”). To protect “LIFO” as a name, Roseanne should get a A. Trade secret B. Copyright C. Patent D. Trademark E. Service mark 5. Roseanne is at it again! This time, she invents a new formula for a cream that, if rubbed on any body part, will add flesh/muscle to that specific location. This cream is used for body-part enlargements and has unlimited potential for both genders. Roseanne calls this new cream “FIFO” (“first in, first on”). Roseanne wants to protect her new formula. Roseanne should rely on which of the following? A. Patent B. Copyright C. Trademark D. Trade dress E. Service mark
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VERSION A 6. To enhance the value of the “FIFO” cream, Roseanne adds a stirred mixture of oysters, chocolate, and estrogen to the “FIFO” formula so that it has a distinctive scent that attracts men. Females who wear “FIFO” can walk by any man and, if she gets within 5 feet of him, he is placed in a trance and will follow her anywhere blabbing, “I’m your slave, want your feet massaged?” or “Can I buy you a fur coat?” and other such meanderings. To protect the scent of “FIFO”
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BUAD 403 Exam II Practice One - VERSION A THE LEGAL...

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