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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 10INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS TRUE/FALSE 1. A trademark is a word, name, symbol, device, or combination of these, that is used to identify a product. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 2. Trademarks may be used to protect the exclusive right to identify either products or services. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 3. Once a mark is registered in accordance with federal law, the holder of the mark has the exclusive right to use the mark in perpetuity. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 4. Trademarks and service marks are recorded with the Register of Copyrights. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 5. Descriptive terms such as locations and colors are never subject to trademark protections. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 6. Generic terms that refer to a type or class of goods are never subject to trade-mark protections. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 7. Trade dress refers to the packaging look and overall image of a product. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 8. Protection for trade dress is available under the Lanham Act. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 9. Evidence that trade dress is nondistinctive or functions other than for product appearance can defeat a competitor's claim of unfair adoption. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 10. Injunctive relief is available under the Lanham Act to prohibit a competitor from unfairly using an- other's trademark. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 11. Once copyrighted, an idea may not be used by a nonholder of the copyright. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 12. Authority for statutory protection for patents and copyrights can be found in the U.S. Constitution. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 13. The typical U.S. copyright now runs for 28 years, with a right of renewal for an additional 28 years. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 14. Copyright of a &quot;work made for hire&quot; runs for the life of the creator of the, work plus 50 years. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 15. Since March 1989, it is no longer necessary to include a notice of copyright in order to retain a copy- right to a literary or artistic work. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 16. The manner in which ideas are expressed in literary, musical, dramatic, and other artistic works may be copyrighted. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 17. An owner of a copyright may license some of his or her rights to another in exchange for statutorily prescribed royalties. ANS: T MSC: AACSB Analytic 18. A copyright owner may prohibit even limited use of copyrighted material if it is used for parody or cri- ticism. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 19. All types of patents available under U.S. law are entitled to the same quality and duration of protection once initial filing is perfected with the Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C. ANS: F MSC: AACSB Analytic 20. Notice of a valid patent is properly indicated by the word &quot;patent&quot; and the patent number clearly placed on the patented item....
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