Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Related State Doctrines:Cases and Materials on the Law of Intellectual Property / Edition 5

Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Related State Doctrines:Cases and Materials on the Law of Intellectual Property / Edition 5

by Paul Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1587787857

ISBN-13: 9781587787850

Pub. Date: 07/31/2004

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This is a casebook that covers all the major aspects of American copyright, patent and trademark law as well as those aspects of international intellectual law that are being implemented through treaties to stimulate worldwide protection for works originating in the United States.


This is a casebook that covers all the major aspects of American copyright, patent and trademark law as well as those aspects of international intellectual law that are being implemented through treaties to stimulate worldwide protection for works originating in the United States.

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Table of Contents

Table of Casesxvii
Part 1Intellectual Property Law in Context1
I.The Sources and Limits of Intellectual Property Law1
II.The Nature and Functions of Intellectual Property Law6
A.Copyright Law8
Macaulay, Speech Delivered in the House of Commons, 5 February 18418
Breyer, The Uneasy Case for Copyright: A Study of Copyright in Books, Photocopies, and Computer Programs10
B.Patent Law15
Machlup, An Economic Review of the Patent System16
C.Trademark Law21
Economides, The Economics of Trademarks21
Part 2State Law of Intellectual Property26
I.Rights in Undeveloped Ideas26
Sellers v. American Broadcasting Co.26
Olsson, Dreams for Sale29
A.Theories of Protection34
Lueddecke v. Chevrolet Motor Co.34
Downey v. General Foods Corp.41
B.Limits of Protection: The Place of Ideas in the Competitive Plan51
Aronson v. Quick Point Pencil Co.51
II.Unfair Competition58
A.Theory of Protection59
1.Passing Off and Secondary Meaning59
William R. Warner & Co. v. Eli Lilly & Co.59
Galt House, Inc. v. Home Supply Co.63
2.Zone of Expansion72
The Sample, Inc. v. Porrath72
Mead Data Central, Inc. v. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.78
Board of Trade of City of Chicago v. Dow Jones & Co.87
B.Limits of Protection94
1.Personal Interests: Rights in Names94
David B. Findlay, Inc. v. Findlay94
Sullivan v. Ed Sullivan Radio & T.V., Inc.98
2.Economic Interests: The Place of Unfair Competition in the Competitive Plan102
Crescent Tool Co. v. Kilborn & Bishop Co.102
Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Stiffel Co.104
Compco Corp. v. Day-Brite Lighting, Inc.108
III.Trade Secrets114
A.Theory of Protection114
Forest Laboratories, Inc. v. Formulations, Inc.114
E. I. duPont deNemours & Co. v. Christopher127
B.Limits of Protection137
1.Personal Interests: Restraints on Post-Employment Competition137
PepsiCo, Inc. v. Redmond138
Reed, Roberts Associates, Inc. v. Strauman148
2.Economic Interests: The Place of Trade Secrets in the Competitive Plan154
Tabor v. Hoffman154
Kewanee Oil Co. v. Bicron Corp.157
IV.Common Law Copyright173
V.Right of Publicity175
A.Theory of Protection175
Carson v. Here's Johnny Portable Toilets, Inc.175
White v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.188
B.Limits of Protection201
Zacchini v. Scripps-Howard Broadcasting Co.201
White v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.208
Part 3Federal Law of Intellectual Property214
I.Trademark Law219
A.Requirements for Protection222
1.Use and Use in Commerce222
Blue Bell, Inc. v. Farah Mfg. Co.224
Manhattan Industries, Inc. v. Sweater Bee by Banff, Ltd.229
2.Distinctiveness and Related Statutory Standards237
a."Trademark by Which the Goods of the Applicant May Be Distinguished From the Goods of Others"239
King-Seeley Thermos Co. v. Aladdin Industries, Inc.239
b."Deceptive ... Matter"248
In re Budge Manufacturing Co.248
c.Confusing Similarity to Prior Marks251
In re N.A.D., Inc.251
d."Merely Descriptive or Deceptively Misdescriptive"254
Application of Sun Oil Co.254
e."Primarily Geographically Descriptive or Deceptively Misdescriptive"257
In re Loew's Theatres, Inc.257
3.Statutory Subject Matter265
a.Types of Marks265
(i.)Trademarks and Service Marks265
In Re Carson265
Ex parte Handmacher-Vogel, Inc.268
(ii.)Certification Marks and Collective Marks271
In re Florida Citrus Comm'n271
Breitenfeld, Collective Marks--Should They Be Abolished?276
Qualitex Co. v. Jacobson Products Co., Inc.280
B.Administrative Procedures293
C.Rights and Remedies298
a.Geographic Boundaries298
Dawn Donut Co. v. Hart's Food Stores, Inc.299
b.Product and Service Boundaries309
Scarves by Vera, Inc. v. Todo Imports Ltd.309
Maltina Corp. v. Cawy Bottling Co.324
3.Secondary Liability334
Hard Rock Cafe Licensing Corp. v. Concession Services, Inc.334
Pikle-Rite Co. v. Chicago Pickle Co.342
McGregor-Doniger, Inc. v. Drizzle, Inc.348
E.Federal Unfair Competition Law: Lanham Act [section] 43(a)363
Two Pesos, Inc. v. Taco Cabana, Inc.363
White v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc.374
II.Patent Law382
A.Requirements for Protection385
1.Statutory Subject Matter385
Diamond v. Chakrabarty385
2.Statutory Standards400
a.Section 102: Novelty and the Statutory Bars400
Application of Borst400
Pfaff v. Wells Electronics, Inc.403
TP Laboratories, Inc. v. Professional Positioners, Inc.409
b.Section 103: Nonobviousness425
Graham v. John Deere Co.425
Stratoflex, Inc. v. Aeroquip Corp.434
c.Sections 102 and 103 in Concert: What Is Prior Art?451
Hazeltine Research, Inc. v. Brenner451
Brenner v. Manson460
f.Enabling Disclosure470
W.L. Gore & Associates v. Garlock, Inc.470
B.Administrative Procedures474
3.Judicial Review485
Calmar, Inc. v. Cook Chem. Co.486
C.Rights and Remedies493
Paper Converting Machine Co. v. Magna-Graphics Corp.493
Wilbur-Ellis Co. v. Kuther502
Rite-Hite Corp. v. Kelley Company, Inc.514
Crews, Patent Claims and Infringement530
Graver Tank & Mfg. Co. v. Linde Air Products Co.532
Warner-Jenkinson Company, Inc. v. Hilton Davis Chemical Co.538
Crews, Patent Claims and Infringement549
III.Copyright Law556
A.Requirements for Protection558
Hasbro Bradley, Inc. v. Sparkle Toys, Inc.559
b.Registration and Deposit573
B. Kaplan, The Registration of Copyright573
2.Statutory Subject Matter581
Copyright Law Revision, H.R. Rep. No. 94-1476581
3.Original Expression592
a.The Originality Standard592
Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co.593
b.The Originality Standard Applied601
Feist Publications, Inc. v. Rural Telephone Service Co.601
Miller v. Universal City Studios, Inc.610
1.Works for Hire and Joint Works620
Copyright Law Revision, H.R. Rep. No. 1476620
Community for Creative Non-Violence v. Reid622
Erickson v. Trinity Theatre, Inc.630
2.Transfer and Term640
Copyright Law Revision, H.R. Rep. No. 1476640
C.Rights and Remedies653
a.The Nature of Copyright653
Baker v. Selden653
Mirage Editions, Inc. v. Albuquerque A.R.T. Co.657
Russell v. Price660
b.The Statutory Rights664
Copyright Law Revision, H.R. Rep. No. 94-1476664
Goldstein, Preempted State Doctrines, Involuntary Transfers and Compulsory Licenses: Testing the Limits of Copyright669
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. v. Redd Horne, Inc.673
Cass County Music Co. v. Muedini679
c.Secondary Liability694
Sony Corporation of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc.694
Fonovisa, Inc. v. Cherry Auction, Inc.699
d.Fair Use708
Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. v. Nation Enterprises708
Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.727
Copyright Law Revision, H.R. Rep. No. 1476746
Stevens Linen Associates v. Mastercraft Corp.751
Cream Records, Inc. v. Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co.755
Nichols v. Universal Pictures Corp.769
Selle v. Gibb775
3.Visual Arts783
Steinberg v. Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.783
Gross v. Seligman791
E.Rights Beyond Copyright: Moral Right793
Gilliam v. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc.795
F.Preemption of State Law809
Part 4Intellectual Property Protection of Computer Programs823
I.Copyright Law825
A.Scope of Protection825
1.Computer Code825
Computer Associates International, Inc. v. Altai, Inc.825
2.User Interfaces846
Lotus Development Corp. v. Borland International, Inc.846
B.Limits of Protection861
1.Statutory Exemptions861
Vault Corporation v. Quaid Software Limited861
2.Fair Use876
Sega Enterprises Ltd. v. Accolade, Inc.876
II.Patent Law894
Diamond v. Diehr894
United States Patent and Trademark Office, Examination Guidelines for Computer-Related Inventions910
State Street Bank & Trust Co. v. Signature Financial Group, Inc.920
III.Trade Secret Law930
Computer Associates International, Inc. v. Altai, Inc.930
Part 5Intellectual Property Protection of Industrial Design938
I.Design Patent Law939
In Re Nalbandian939
Avia Group International, Inc. v. L.A. Gear California, Inc.945
II.Copyright Law953
Mazer v. Stein953
Carol Barnhart Inc. v. Economy Cover Corp.960
III.Trademark and Unfair Competition Law978
In Re Morton-Norwich Products, Inc.978
Two Pesos, Inc. v. Taco Cabana, Inc.982
Ferrari S.P.A. Esercizio v. Roberts982
IV.Federal Preemption997
Bonito Boats, Inc. v. Thunder Craft Boats, Inc.997
Part 6International Protection of Intellectual Property1007
Ringer, The Role of the United States in International Copyright--Past, Present, and Future1011
Hadl, Toward International Copyright Revision, Report on the Meetings in Paris and Geneva, September 19701019
Vernon, The International Patent System and Foreign Policy1027
Benson, The Impact of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the European Patent Convention (EPC) on U.S. Practitioners1030
A. Bogsch, The First Hundred Years of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property1037
Samuels & Samuels, The Changing Landscape of International Trademark Law1045
Weil Ceramics and Glass, Inc. v. Dash1050

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