The Ford Pinto exploded when rear-ended by another vehicle. Of the types of defects a product may have, the Pinto suffered from
Product liability lawsuits focus on
A person acting in an unreasonable manner
A product operating in an unsafe or defective manner.
Both a person and a product not operating in a reasonable or effective manner.
None of the above
The UCC controls contracts that:
Deal with the sale of Goods.
Contracts over $500 in value.
Contracts between Merchants.
All of the above.
The fundamental legislation aimed at protecting copyrights is
The Sony Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
The Digital Millenium Copyright Act
The Copyright Act of 1831
The American Society for Composers and Publishers Act
The “inducement rule” is vital to understanding if infringement has occurred in what type of intellectual property?
The difference between the Project Gutenberg (PG) and the Google book scanning project is:
The PG limits itself to the “classics”
The PG limits itself to only works in the public domain
Google only digitizes full documents but the PG digitizes key segments
The PG limits itself to “orphan” works – those with hard-to-find authors or owners.
Napster is an example of what type of intellectual property theft?
Misappropriation of trade secrets has been a federal crime since
The passage of the Constitution
The passage of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The Economic Espionage Act of 1996
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Which of the following are factors used to determine if a use is fair?
Purpose of the Use
Nature of the Work
Potential Market Impact
All of the Above
In a lawsuit for copyright infringement, a defendant can avoid liability by successfully arguing _________, based on the notion that the free flow of ideas sometimes requires quoting or borrowing from a copyrighted work.