CRIMINAL LAW and PROCEDURE
Christopher B. Wolfe
Something one does, or fails to do, in violation of a statutory law,
for which there is a prescribed a penalty.
In today's world, there is no such thing as "common law crime". There used
The two-pronged purpose of "IP" law is to:
Enrich society's wealth of culture and information;
Grant exclusive rights in profit of a work as incentive to creators.
U.S. Constitution in Article I, Section 8:
"The congress shall
THE MAGNA CARTA
Magna Carta- The Great Charter
The Magna Carta was signed by the English King John (nicknamed John Softsword by
the general population who considered him a coward) in 1215 at Runnymede, England. It
is regarded as one of the most importa
A Brief History of Patenting Life
1889: U.S. Patent Office Ruling
The composition of trees in the forest is not a patentable invention, recognized by
statute, any more than to find a new gem or jewel in the earth would entitle the discoverer
to patent all
A civil wrong other than a breach of contract. A single action/ behavior may be both a
crime and a tort.
Tort law seeks to:
compensate an injured party (the plaintiff) when another party (the defendant)
Limited Liability Companies
The Limited Liability Company (LLC) is a special class of business entity, often described
as a "hybrid" of corporation and partnership. Like corporations, it is a creature of statute,
created by filing the ap
STATE OF DELAWARE
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
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The address of its Registered Office in the State of Delaware is
_. The name of the Registered Agent at
such address is _.
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