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Unformatted text preview: from legal action against them. Copyright law protects the writer or author of work published or not from being used by others without permission or compensation. Trademark law protects a company name or logo from being used without authorization. Contract law pertains to products living up to manufacturers claims. Manufacturers issue warranties with products, there are two types, express and implied. An express warranty is a written statement defining product features or functions. Implied warranties have nothing written; the features or functions are automatically implied. Liability law is important because it places the product instructions or manuals as a part of the product itself. These materials must adhere to guidelines; errors in these could result in product-liability action....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course COM130 COM130 taught by Professor Ddd during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10