LEGL - Ch. 11 (Part II)

LEGL - Ch. 11 (Part II) - Intellectual Property Law...

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Unformatted text preview: Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Chapter Eleven Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademarks Trademark = Any mark, word, picture, or design that is attached to a good to indicate its source Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademarks Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Service Mark = A mark associated with a service Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Certification Mark = A mark used to certify the quality, compliance, or some other characteristic of a good or service Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Collective Mark = A mark used to represent membership in an organization or association Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trade Dress = Colors, designs, or shapes associated with a certain product or service Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trade Dress = Colors, designs, or shapes associated with a certain product or service Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Registration Mark must first be used in interstate commerce Register with PTO Mark must be distinctive Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Enforcement Civil enforcement – The owner of a trademark can sue to stop an infringement of the mark Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Enforcement Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Enforcement Civil enforcement – The owner of a trademark can sue to stop an infringement of the mark Defenses: The mark is not distinctive No chance of confusion by the public Fair use Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Enforcement Criminal enforcement – Government enforcement against counterfeit products Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Dilution Prevents use of a similar trademark to dilute the significance, reputation, or goodwill associated with the more famous trademark Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Trademark Dilution Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Copyright Law Copyright protects expression, while a patent protects invention Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Copyright Law Three requirements for a Copyright: Must be original Must be fixed in a tangible medium Must show creativity Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Copyright Law Fair Use = Exception allowing copying for criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, or research Intellectual Property Law Intellectual Property Law Copyright Law in the Digital Age Digital Millennium Copyright Act ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course LEGL 2700 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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