CH8 - CH8: Brief Case 8.1 The Coca-Cola Co. v The Koke Co....

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CH8: Brief Case 8.1 The Coca-Cola Co. v The Koke Co. of America Facts: The Coca-Cola Company wanted to prevent other beverage companies like Koke of America to use the word Koke for their products. The defendants claimed that since Coke dose not contains cocaine any more the coca-cola trademark is no longer valid because of fraudulent representation. Coca-Cola won the trial court then lost the appellate court. Coca-Cola then appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Issue: Does a trademark have to be descriptive? Rule: The competing beverage companies were preventing from calling their products Koke. Brief Case 8.4 Sony BMG Music Entertainment v. Villarreal Facts: Sony BMG music entertainment and other copyright owners of certain recordings filed a suit in federal district court against Sharon Villarreal for copyright infringement of eight recordings. Villarreal was notified but failed to respond. The plaintiffs asked to enter a default judgment in their favor.
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CH8 - CH8: Brief Case 8.1 The Coca-Cola Co. v The Koke Co....

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