Depreciation of goodwill:
Someone else is using the trademark: but also if another person is degrading the
trademark it is also suable.
The use has to be to distinguish wares in marketplace: so the trademark has to be used
in the marketplace.
Has to threa
Marks of Distinction and Brand culture.
Actuality about Copyright: the London School of Economics => study about the music
industry is helped by copyright.
It is said that we are a branded society.
Our environment is full of symbols
What do you have to do to get protection?
You have to use the mark.
You only have to use it in business, nothing else.
But in practical terms, you have to register your trademark at the trademark office, so
everybody would know that it is yours.
What is trademark?
It is a mark which distinguished the products or services of one trade from those of
another, specifically by indicating the source or origin of the trader's goods or services.
3 things to be a trademark:
It has to be a mark: Any sig
Whacking the Mole: Copyright II
Why do people download?
- not available anywhere else
- we can choose the content that we want (eg: you don't want a singer's whole
album, but just few songs).
- You can have pol
(1) Paternity/attribution: the right to have your name as the author (or anonymous)
has attached to the material. You have also the right to not have your name
attached to this material.
(2) Integrity: this protect your work against changes and dam
LAWS 3202 Intellectual Property
Class 1 - Introduction
September 9th, 2013
Owning a disease?
- You may control and own access to a virus.
- Coronus virus
- This possible because they identified it first
- They can now be the only ones to administer a vacc
Class 3 Sept 23.
ENCLOSING THE PUBLIC : COPYRIGHT I.
Copyrights are all around us.
We all doing copyright with the material we produce.
Printing press =>
Copyright literally means the right to copy.
1. Brief Legislative History:
3. Who owns copyrights?
The author is the first owner of copyright.
The author is the person who first expresses the work in tangible form.
Eg: the ghostwriter of a person's autobiography. For this person to get back their
copyright, he can buy the copyri
1. Copyright in Canada:
What is eligible for protection?
What is protected by copyright?
Who owns copyright?
How long does it last?
What rights are protected?
What do you have to do?
What uses can one make of copyrighted material?
How do you viola