Truefalse 1 the price of a patent monopoly is the

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TRUE/FALSE 1. The price of a patent monopoly is the requirement to disclose the invention. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: 430 BLM: Remember 2. The intellectual property accruing to an organization through the creative works of its in- house employees can be bought or acquired by others through licensing agreements. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: 448 BLM: Understand 3. The establishment of multi-jurisdictional operations and advances in communication technologies have made geographic boundaries obvious to define. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 451 BLM: Remember
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4. Although the Canadian Patent Office guidelines state that business methods are not automatically excluded from protection, some business methods are deemed unpatentable for policy reasons. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: 427 BLM: Remember 5. Despite consumer lobbyist efforts, the government refused to compromise with a levy on blank recording media, opting instead for an outright ban on blank tapes and the like, in recognition of the difficulties in policing the copyright infringement of music. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 425 BLM: Remember 6. Patents protect inventions and are essential to businesses for distinguishing goods and services of one provider from those of another. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 425 BLM: Remember 7. Ziggy’s ChairsByDesign Inc. protects its rights to the appearance of its articles against copying by registering its industrial designs and marking its products appropriately. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 432 BLM: Understand 8. Reforms to the Copyright Act include technological protection measures prohibiting the removal of or tampering with digital locks. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 445 BLM: Understand 9. A trademark is the name under which a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a corporation does business. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: 434 BLM: Remember 10. A word, symbol, design, or any combination of these used to distinguish the source of goods or services is known in intellectual property law as a distinguishing guise. ANS: F PTS: 1 DIF: Medium REF: 434 BLM: Understand
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11. A word used in combination with a symbol to distinguish a business as the source of goods is known in intellectual property law as a trade name.
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  • Fall '13
  • DougPeterson
  • Intellectual property law

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