What is a parody How is it different from other forms of comedy Parodies make

What is a parody how is it different from other forms

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11.What is a parody? How is it different from other forms of comedy? 12.How did the U.S. recognize moral rights in order to comply with the Berne Convention? 13.What was the main point of each copyright case we read? 1. Offer Definite & clear Must be communicated or published 2. Acceptance Must be communicated to the offeror Silence or mere failure to reject an offer does not constitute an acceptance 3. Consideration Some rights, interest, profit, or benefit accruing to one party or some forbearance, detriment, loss of responsibility given, suffered or undertaken by the other Exchange of mutual promises may be considered *writing not always necessary unless paying a debt, marriage, selling land, work not to be performed within a year Guilds Vs Unions Guilds tend to be above the line Unions tend to be below the line Trademark Law Types of Trademarks: Latters/words Pictures or drawings Logos Combinations
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R in the circle = registered trademark TM = user is using the item as a trademark but has not filed SM = same for service mark Inherently Distinctive (strong protection) Fanciful (strongest category) = not words EX. NyQuil Arbitrary = word applied to something else EX. Hard Rock, brim Suggestive = suggests what the product does EX. Coppertone * Disparaging or Scandalous Marks can not be registered Infringement Likelihood of confusion test Secondary meaning Dilution – tarnishment and blurring Making the mark less powerful Only available to well known trademarks EX. Kleenex Vocab Proxy power or authority that is given to allow a person to act for someone else the person who has that authority Quantum Meruit
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