BUSINESS LAW self test - BLW 202 CHAPTER 7 T/F SELF QUIZ...

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BLW 202 CHAPTER 7 T/F SELF QUIZ True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. T 1. A person who uses a symbol to identify a product is protected by the law in the use of that mark. ANSWER: T 2. In Case 7.1, The Coca-Cola Co. v. The Koke Co. of America, the United States Supreme Court upheld an injunction prohibiting competing beverage companies from calling their products "Koke." ANSWER: T 3. There is no federal law that prohibits the unauthorized commercial use of a trademark. ANSWER: T 4. T NOTES: REF: 124 T NOTES: REF: 127 F NOTES: REF: 128
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A "distinctive" or "famous" trademark is protected from unauthorized use even if the user is not in direct competition with the owner of the mark. ANSWER: T 5. A party who unintentionally uses the trademark of another will not be liable for trademark infringement. ANSWER: T 6. An applicant can register a trademark on the basis of either use or the intention of use of the mark in commerce. ANSWER: T 7. A fanciful use of ordinary words may be trademarked. ANSWER: T 8. An arbitrary use of ordinary words may not be trademarked. ANSWER: T NOTES: REF: 128 F NOTES: REF: 128 T NOTES: REF: 128 T NOTES: REF: 129
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T 9. A suggestive use of ordinary words may not be trademarked. ANSWER: T 10. A personal name is not protected under trademark law unless it acquires a secondary meaning. ANSWER: T 11. A shade of color can qualify for trademark protection if customers associate the color with the product. ANSWER: T 12. A generic term is not protected under trademark law unless it acquires a secondary meaning. ANSWER: F NOTES: REF: 129 F NOTES: REF: 129 T NOTES: REF: 129 T NOTES: REF: 129 F NOTES: REF: 129
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T 13. Trade dress has the same legal protection as trademarks. ANSWER: T 14. A service mark is used to distinguish products produced by the federal government from those produced by private corporations. ANSWER: T 15. A certification mark is used to distinguish products produced by the federal government from those produced by private corporations. ANSWER: T 16. A collective mark is used to distinguish the services of one person or company from those of another. ANSWER: T 17. T NOTES: REF: 130 F NOTES: REF: 130 F NOTES: REF: 131 F NOTES: REF: 131
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A trade name cannot be registered with the federal government unless it is also a trademark. ANSWER: T 18. A patent applicant must demonstrate that the invention, discovery, or design is commercially practicable to receive a patent. ANSWER: T 19. In the United States, a patent is given to the first person to invent a product or process, even though someone else may have been the first to file for the patent. ANSWER: T 20. In the United States, a patent is given to the first person to file for it, even though someone else may have been the first to invent the product or process. ANSWER:
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course BUS buisness l taught by Professor Jeck during the Fall '10 term at Riverside Community College.

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