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Unformatted text preview: Author's life plus 70 years, exception: work-for-hire Civil suit for copyright infringement, plagiarism. Criminal federal prosecution rare Trademark Tony the Tiger A word, name, symbol or devise adopted and used by a merchant or manufacturer to identify goods State and federal law 10 years, renewable Trademark infringement, treble damages possible Right of Publicity Photo, name Your name, photo, likeness State law Indefinite Civil suit Please note: To prepare this chart, I used Business Law and the Regulatory Environment by Mallor, Barnes, et al , 11th edition, 2001. ISBN: 0072510099 or 0-07231407-9. Any page numbers or citations refer to this text....
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