Commercial Law spring 2008 EX3

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View Full Document Right Arrow Icon B. Law 420 Spring 2008, Exam #3 April 23, 2008 Multiple choice portion of the exam. 35 questions. Each question is 2 points. Select the best answer, even if you feel that it is not perfect. 1. Which of the following is true about copyrights? a. Copyright protection lasts for 20 years. b. Copyright protection is effective only if the work has been properly registered. c. It is not necessary to register a work as copyrighted in order for it to be protected. d. In order to obtain a copyright, work must be novel, useful and non-obvious. 2. Wildboards Company introduces a product called a "Rollerboard" for which it applies and receives a registered trademark. The Rollerboard is a snowboard with a removable row of wheels along the center of the underside. With the wheels attached, the user can attain extremely high speed in hard packed snow conditions. In addition, many users have found that they can use their snowboards on streets when the wheels are attached. This new use of snowboards becomes very popular and many competing snowboard makers introduce similar products. The sport becomes known generally as rollerboarding and most people refer to all such wheeled snowboards as rollerboards. The consequence of this is that: a. Wildboards cannot prevent competitors from using the term rollerboard to refer to their products. b. Competitors must pay royalties to Wildboards for using the term "Rollerboard." c. Wildboards cannot use the name Rollerboard any longer on its boards. d. Competitors must put a disclaimer on their boards that they are not the original Rollerboard. ------------3. Which of the following is true about misappropriation of trade secrets? a. Although it is not necessary that the trade secret be patented, the secret must be such that it could be patented. b. The protection for trade secrets does not require action by the holder of the trade secret to protect the secret. c. The plaintiff can recover only if the defendant acquired the secret through unlawful means. d. Injunctive relief is generally not available. 4. The following can properly be the subject of a patent except: a. Mechanical processes. b. Machines. c. Marketing plans. d. Designs for manufactured objects. 5. The fair use doctrine would allow the following types of use of a copyrighted work, without the permission of the copyright holder, except: a. Quotation in a critical review. b. Use in a parody. (1 of 10) [7/8/2009 11:38:58 PM]
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