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Stink over air freshener trademark. CAR-FRESHNER v. AMERICAN COVERS

When a company uses a symbol to distinguish its products from other products in the marketplace, that symbol can be considered a trademark. In the United States using a trademark automatically grants the trademark user some exclusive rights to the trademark. The trademark rights associated with a symbol can be further strengthened by registering the…

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Science fiction stories featuring tardigrade not substantially similar, no copyright infringement. ABDIN, v. CBS

Copyright is a legal protection granted to the creator of a new work of expression. Painters, sculptors, photographers, musicians, authors are all creative occupations whose works can be protected by copyright. Copyright allows creators to prevent other people from copying their works. Frequently creators are inspired by the works of other creators. Drawing inspiration from…

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