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Entertainment Law - Chapter 2: Federal Regulation of Intellectual Property


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Right of exclusive use of a writing or a work of art.
Word,symbol, or group of words that distinguishes a good.
Statutes designed to prohibit unfair trade or the lessening of competition.
Antitrust laws
Having a legally enforceable right.
Intellectual property that was created to be owned by someone other than the creator.
Work for hire
Work owned by a group.
Collective work
The owner is the only person who holds the right.
Exclusive right
Use for the purpose of criticism, comment, news reporting, parody, scholarship, or research.
Fair use
Personal property left to someone in a will.
Passed along through the blood line of a deceased person by statute.
Intestate succession
Permanently established.
An authorization to use.
Payment for an authorized use of a copyrighted work.
Notice not directly given.
Constructive notice
The right to license a copyright to more than one person.
Non-exclusive license
Someone expressly authorized to act on another's behalf.
Without prior knowledge or malice.
Good faith
Warning or indication.
Intellectual property that anyone has the right to use.
Public domain
Court order to stop doing something
Financial repayment for monetary loss.
An award of money for an amount actually lost.
Actual damages
A financial amount set by statute usually when loss of profit would be difficult to determine.
Statutory damages
The office responsible for registering and issuing patents and trademarks.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Intangible things performed by one person for the benefit of another.
Word, symbol, or group of words that distinguish a service.
Service mark
Legal paper requesting a court hear a claim.
Federal agency that regulates trade.
Federal Trade Commission
First federal statute madating free competition.
Sherman Antitrust Act
A federal statute prohibiting monopolies.
Clayton Antitrust Act
Contracts that prohibit persons from working for others.
Restraint of labor

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