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Unformatted text preview: 1. What it is Intellectual Property? Intellectual Property, also known as, I.P. is any property that is the product of an individuals mind. For example, books, software, movies, and or music. 2. Why are trademarks and patents protected by the law? Trademarks and patents are protected by the law because it shields the manufacture from the use or sale of their product or design without permission. It furthermore protects against Infringement. 3. What defenses may be raised by criminal defendants to avoid liability for criminal acts? The defenses that may be raised by criminal defendants to avoid liability for criminal acts are Infancy (juvenile), Intoxication, Insanity, Mistake, Consent, Duress, Justifiable Use of Force, Entrapment, Statute of Limitations, as well as Immunity. Criminal defendants also have the right to Due Process of Law, opportunity to object, a hearing before a neutral Magistrate, Double Jeopardy, Person cannot be retried for the same offense in the same court, as well as they have...
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- Summer '10
- Business Law