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1

What is the name of the current federal bankruptcy law?

Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act of 2005

2

Bankruptcy liquidation is found in ___________ of the Bankruptcy Code

Chapter 7

3

If a business wants to file for bankruptcy to allow it to reorganize and emerge as a going business, it would file under ________________.

Chapter 11

4

The rehabilitation form of bankruptcy that can be filed by an individual is found in __________ of the Bankruptcy Code

Chapter 13

5

What does the 2005 Act require an individual filing for bankruptcy to receive before it files a petition?

Pre-Petition Counseling

6

If an attorney represents a debtor in a bankruptcy proceeding, and the information in one of the schedules is wrong, what kind of punitive measures can be ordered against the attorney by the court?

Fined & Sanctioned

7

Property that can be retained by a debtor in a bankruptcy case is called

Exempt Property

8

In terms of intellectual property law, tell what category of IP does Product formula fall under?

Trade Secrets

9

In terms of intellectual property law, what category of IP does Movie scripts fall under?

Copyright

10

In terms of intellectual property law, what category of IP do customer lists fall under?

Trade Secrets

11

In terms of intellectual property law, what category of IP do newspapers fall under?

Copyright

12

In terms if intellectual property law, what category of IP do machines fall under?

Patent

13

In terms if intellectual property law, what category of IP do processes fall under?

Patent

14

In terms if intellectual property law, what category of IP do asexually reproduced plants fall under?

Patent

15

If I steal a trade secret, am I subject to civil penalties, criminal penalties, neither, or both?

Civil penalties

16

Why was the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in DC created?

To hear patent appeals in order to promote uniformity in patent law

17

Where must all patent applications be filed?

United States Patent & Trademark Office

18

How long does a patent last on an article of manufacture?

20 Years

19

GATT stands for ______________

General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade

20

WTO stands for ______________

World Trade Organization

21

For patents, the U.S. follows the "first to ___________" rule.

invent

22

If I write an opera, do I have to put a © on it to protect my copyright?

No

23

Where do I register a copyright?

United States Copyright Office

24

If I copy a small part of a novel for a paper I’m writing for a college class, am I violating copyright law?

No.

25

What if I use an article by an industrial safety expert for s motion I’m drafting at a law firm? Is that a violation?

Yes.

26

What’s the difference between my copying/using an article written by an auto accident expert and the opinion written by the court in an auto accident case in terms of copyright law?

Opinion of the court is allowed by the Fair Use Doctrine. Auto expert article would be copy right infringement.

27

DMCA stands for ____________

Digital Millennium Copyright Act

28

With what office are trademarks registered?

United States Patent & Trademark Office

29

For what period of time is a trademark registration valid?

10 years. Unlimited renewal every 10 years.

30

What is the legal significance of putting TM or SM on a mark?

No significance.