Chapter 1 Macro teaches in a classical way. Finance and economics become a part of our daily life. Economics will affect your life. Unemployment and inflations and government use money to increase the economy. Inflation means price leave (increase &
TO UNDERSTAND AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW REQUIRES AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
Federalformofgovernment Statevs.federalgovernment Constitutionalbasisforfederalregulatoryaction K
The nature of American government prior to the Constitutional Convention
o A national government had been established pursuant to the Articles
of Confederation, November, 1777. It mimicked earlier attempts
from the 1640s to un
Requirements for a Patent
Not obvious or apparent to a reasonable person
Public use doctrine: if invention was used in public for more than 1 year
prior to filing of patent application
Types or Categories of Patents
1. Utility (gener
The Delicate Balance of Business and Individual Interests with the Government
Both individuals and businesses enjoy protections afforded under the Bill of
Rights. (corporate businesses are deemed artificial persons so that they
may enjoy them).
The Doctrine of Strict Liability
A defendant may be held liable for the result of an act or omission
regardless of intent or exercise of reasonable care.
o It is a public policy decision to impose liability without regard to
o Policy consideration
Uniform Trade Secrets Act
o Uniform Trade Secrets Act
Economic Espionage Act.
o Theft of trade secrets is a crime.
o The Economic Espionage Act
California Law on Trade Secrets
California law treatment
o Duty of employees
o Duty of fiducia
10/22/2007 3:25:00 PM Will Masterson BUAD 403 Court Report
The Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center I reported at had a different vibe than any of the traffic courts I've briefly attended in the past. A sense of deliberate intimidation is
THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS Professor Cheeseman Exam II Practice 1 Choose the best answer to each question.
1. Cheese has just written a script for a movie and arranges to have lunch with the president of Miramax Pictures to pitch h
MIDTERM EXAMINATION Practice
1. Which of the following refers to the proper geographical location where a lawsuit may be filed within the proper jurisdiction: A. B. C. D. E. Venue Forum Shopping County In Personam J
The Extreme Football League (XFL), a corporation, is owned by Mr. McMahon. The XFL is a franchisor that has franchised 10 individual professional football teams that have joined together to play ea
Lecture Notes Chapter 2 The Judicial Branch Justiciable controversy: Chief Justice Hughes stated an excellent definition of it in the 1936 decision in Aetna Life Insurance Co. v. Haworth (300 U.S. 227). He stated that a justiciable controversy may no
Lecture Notes Intellectual Property and Internet Law 1. Trade secrets and unfair competition. a. We will review a few of the cases in class, including, those I have handled upon which I have relied on the precedents in: i. Bancroft Whitney v. Glen 64
Lecture Notes Criminal Law Aphorisms: Dont get mad, get even. -Query: is this justice or mere retribution? From the Old Testament: an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. -The basis for societys responsibility to punish offenders. Law and Lawyers:
Lecture Notes Torts Merchants Defense to Shoplifting Caldwell v. K-Mart. Defamation and Public Figures: Actual Malice. We will review the U.S. Supreme Court decision in New York Times vs. Sullivan 376 U.S. 254 (1964). We listen to the oral argument o
1. Which of the following refers to the proper geographical location where a lawsuit may be filed within the proper jurisdiction: A. Venue B. Forum Shopping C. County iv. In Personam Jurisdiction v.
Who is Liable for Product Defects?
Liability assessed against:
4. Component suppliers
Who is Protected from Product Defects?
Who may sue:
1. consumers (purchasers)