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Practice Questions for Final Exam 1. Phoebe (P) was hired to repair rail cars for the Metro Commuter Railroad (D). The jobwas boring so P decided to spend part of her work days figuring out a better way to installbrake units on trains. After ten business days, P had developed a device that worked well.Eager to get a job promotion, P proudly handed the device over to her surprisedsupervisor, and then returned to the work of repairing rail cars. One month later, P had adisagreement with her supervisor and quit. If P obtains a valid patent on the device, Dwill probably retain a free, exclusive right to use the device. (a) True(b) False 2. D sells a premium trail mix at Whole Foods Market labeled “Volkswagen MountainMix.” If the Volkswagen automotive company (P) sues D, which of the following legalclaims will most likely be successful? 3. Preston (P) is the producer and copyright owner of a popular television series thatfeatures four characters living in a big city. Dougherty and the Randolph PublishingGroup (Ds) are the author and publisher, respectively, of a trivia book based on the TVseries. The book consists of questions and answers about the fictional characters andevents depicted in the TV episodes. Dougherty wrote the questions and answers by takingnotes about the episodes as they aired on TV and reviewing videotapes of the episodes.The book draws from 92 of the 95 episodes that had been broadcast as of the time thebook was published. Purchasers of the book are avid fans of the TV series. They want totest their knowledge of the details of the show while waiting for new episodes to betelevised. P, in the meantime, has been developing products related to the TV series,including the publication of books. Ds’ trivia book probably qualifies as a fair use, not aninfringing use, of the TV series.
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