lecture%2014.1%20Patents%2c%20Copyrights%2c%20Trademarks.%20HFT%203600

Lecture%2014.1%20Patents%2c%20Copyrights%2c%20Trademarks.%20HFT%203600

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Lecture 14.1 – Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks Trademarks Product identified with a particular manufacturer/ supplier/ producer – by word, phrase, brand name, symbol. May be protected from use by other parties without permission. Purpose is to protect quality of the product. Investment by holder of trademark to gain reputation for quality is upheld. Trademark holder may file the trademark with federal and/ or state registries. Holder must place a TM sign by the item when published to inform that it is trademark protected. Examples: Coke, Nike swoosh, Mickey Mouse. Copyrights An artistic product in a form of media – writing, song, artwork, computer program, recipe. Protection for create products. May be licensed for use by others. Purpose is to protect the author’s creative product. Copyright holder may file the work with federal and/ or state registries. Holder must place a sign by item to show copyright protection. Examples:
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course HFT 3600 taught by Professor Boyd during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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Lecture%2014.1%20Patents%2c%20Copyrights%2c%20Trademarks.%20HFT%203600

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