Unfair Trade Practices and Intellectual Property

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West Publishing Company, Jan 1, 1993 - Law - 313 pages
Privilege to Compete; Obtaining Trademark Rights; Types of Trademarks; Shape, Color and Trade Dress; Trademark Infringement; Dilution; Permissible Uses of Another's Mark; Copyrightable Subject Matter; Publication; Copyright Formalities; Joint Works and Works Made for Hire; Rights of Copyright Owners; Copyright Infringement; Fair Use; Misappropriation Doctrine; Right of Publicity; Preemption of State Law; Types of Patents; Patent-Eligible Subject Matter; Novelty; Statutory Bar; Non-Obviousness; Utility; Patent Application Procedure; Patent Infringement; Trade Secret Law; State False Advertising and Disparagement Law; Lanham Act Claims for False Advertising and Disparagement; F.T.C. Unfairness Doctrine; F.T.C. Deception Doctrine; Advertising Substantiation; F.T.C. Remedies; F.T.C. Rule-making; Consumer Remedies; Price Discrimination Under the Robinson-Patman Act; Harm to Primary-Line Competition; Harm to Secondary-Line Competition; Cost Justification and Meeting Competition Defenses; Advertising Allowances; Buyer Liability for Price Discrimination.

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CAPSULE SUMMARY
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PERSPECTIVE
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approach used in preparing the materials and any tips on studying for and writing
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Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture. Renowned for his true-crime writing, he is the author of the nonfiction books "Fatal, Fiend, Bestial, Deviant, Deranged, Depraved, " and, with David Everitt, "The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers". He is also the author of "Nevermore" and "The Hum Bug", the acclaimed historical novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe. He lives in New York State.

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