Advantages of Registration Registration confers several key advantages to mark holders: constructive nationwide priority as of the filing date (§ 7(c)), prima facie evidence of validity, ownership, and registrant’s exclusivity rights(§ 7(b)), not bearing the burden to show non-functionality (§ 43(a)(3), limitations on cancellation (§ 14), statutory damages against counterfeiters (§§ 35(c), … [Read more...] about Trademarks Canned Answers
Edwina, whose eyesight is failing, was busily trimming her rose bushes which border the public sidewalk along the side of her house when Willy, who was out on his daily jog, waved to Edwina as he took an unplanned shortcut through her backyard. Edwina, who couldn’t tell who Willy was, waved back in protest and ran towards Willy with her pruning shears in hand. Willy’s friend, Ralph, who was … [Read more...] about TORTS: Assault, Battery, and Trespass Hypothetical
An Act To enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education, to extend the Commission on Civil Rights, to prevent discrimination … [Read more...] about What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
Prepared by the United States Department of Justice Tom C. Clark, Attorney General, 1947.  I FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS a. Basic Purposes of the Administrative Procedure Act The Administrative Procedure Act may be said to have four basic purposes: 1. To require agencies to keep the public currently informed of their organization, procedures and rules (sec. 3). 2. To provide for … [Read more...] about 1947 Attorney General’s Manual on the Administrative Procedure Act