Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Larry Dougherty, Does a Cartel Aim Expressly? Trusting Calder Personal Jurisdiction when Antitrust Goes Global?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 915 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Suppose your law firm represents CrabApple, the large, California-based manufacturer of the BuyPod, a portable digital music player. CrabApple also sells songs from its online music store, BuyTunes, … Continue reading

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David S. Levine, Secrecy and Unaccountability: Trade Secrets in our Public Infrastructure

59 Fla. L. Rev. 135 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Trade secrecy-the intellectual property doctrine that allows businesses to keep commercially valuable information secret for a potentially unlimited amount of time- is increasingly intruding in the operation of … Continue reading

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Jeffrey L. Harrison, Trademark Law and Status Signaling: Tattoos for the Privileged

59 Fla. L. Rev. 195 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: The motivations for buying a good or service are highly complex. At the most basic level, people buy goods because of what the goods do or because of … Continue reading

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Kelly Casey Mullally, Patent Hermeneutics: Form and Substance in Claim Construction

59 Fla. L. Rev. 333 (2007) | | | | ABSTRACT :: The claims section of a patent performs an important public notice function in patent law. The claims inform us of the boundaries delineating the subject matter over which … Continue reading

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Irene Calboli, Trademark Assignment “with Goodwill”: A Concept Whose Time Has Gone

57 Fla. L. Rev. 771 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Imagine that tomorrow, when you order your morning STARBUCKS Caramel Macchiato, the coffee tastes richer than usual; you then notice a label on the shop door, and on … Continue reading

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Michael W. Carroll, The Struggle for Music Copyright

57 Fla. L. Rev. 907 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: For intellectual property lawyers, the first decade of the twenty-first century is a period of history-in-the-making. This perception is reinforced on a daily basis by rapidly changing digital … Continue reading

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