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What will happen if trademark laws are broken?

you could go to jail or worse. Another View: Trademark and copyright infringement are, for the most part, violations of civil statutes. Generally only monetary fines can be im (MORE)

What is the function of a trademark?

A trademark or trade mark (represented by the symbol ™)[1] or mark is a distinctive sign or indicator of some kind which is used by an individual, business organization or o (MORE)

What happens if a person breaks the copyright or trademark laws?

Anyone found to have infringed a copyrighted work may be liable for statutory damages up to $30,000 for each work infringed and, if willful infringement is proven by the copyr (MORE)

Why do trademarks exist?

To avoid confusion in the minds of the public as to which company is responsible for the goods or service that they are purchasing.   so other companys can't use there lin (MORE)

Can quotations be trademarked?

  Answer     It's possible, but rare, if it is sufficiently distinctive when used on the goods or services as a brand. The rules can be a bit fuzzy regarding pu (MORE)

What is the meaning of First Sale Doctrine in regard to trademark or copyright law?

  The "first sale" of a protected product is the only one the copyright owner can control. For example, a copyright owner of a book has the exclusive right to publish and (MORE)

Can you trademark a name?

Yes, provided that you have the authorization to do so. As a general rule the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office does not permit the registration of merely a surname (i.e., a (MORE)

What is Sonic's trademark?

Sonic the Hedgehog is known for his speed and his Sonic Spin Attack. The fast food chain Sonic has registered the phrases "Sonic Drive-In: Service at the Speed of Sound" and (MORE)