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Getting old-school on spam: California Supreme Court rules that mass e-mails from ex-employee are not trespass to chattels By Joseph F. Marinelli & Daniel J. Schwartz June 2004 Here is the scenario: Company fires employee. Disgruntled ex-employee spawns nasty e-mail campaign sending anti-company messages to current employees at their work e-mail addresses.
IP notes June 2004 SUMMARY: Owners of motion pictures that have been published must submit copies of their movies to the Copyright Office for the Library of Congress to use and include in its collections.
KeganLaw art and film intellectual property checklist June 2004 As digital cameras and digital editing software, both still photography and movie, have become more user-friendly and less expensive, photos and films are sprouting on personal Web pages and school projects.
Political trademarks: Intellectual property in politics and government By Daniel Kegan October 2004 Confusion, deception, and mistake are generally unlawful in marketing campaigns. 14 USC § 1125 (a) [Lanham Act § 43(a)].
Short items February 2004 The State Justice Institute as part of the Court Technology Laboratory has established the inCounter E-filing Solution for electronic filing of court documents, .
What is the Madrid Protocol? February 2004 The Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol) is an international treaty that allows a trademark owner to seek registration in any of the countries that have joined the Madrid Protocol by filing a single application, called an "international application."