CHAPTER 40

CHAPTER 40 - CHAPTER SUMMARY Trade Secrets Definition...

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CHAPTER SUMMARY Trade Secrets Definition commercially valuable, secret information Protection owner of a trade secret may obtain damages or injunctive relief when the secret is misappropriated (wrongfully used) by an employee or a competitor Trade Symbols Types of Trade Symbols Trademark distinctive symbol, word, or design that is used to identify the manufacturer Service Mark distinctive symbol, word, or design that is used to identify a provider’s services Certification Mark distinctive symbol, word, or design used with goods or services to certify specific characteristics Collective Mark distinctive symbol used to indicate membership in an organization Registration to be registered and thus protected by the Lanham Act, a mark must be distinctive and not immoral, deceptive, or scandalous Infringement occurs when a person without authorization uses a substantially indistinguishable mark that is likely to cause confusion, mistake, or deception Remedies the Lanham Act provides the following remedies for
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course BUS 5503 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Fall '10 term at Troy.

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