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Intentionally distributing pirated, copyrighted works to others is a crime only if profit is realized from the exchange.
F
A fanciful use of ordinary words may be trademarked.
T
The law does not protect the use of a device to identify a product.
T
Jill develops a new espresso machine, which she names “Quik Shot.” She also writes the operating manual to be included with each final product. Jill could obtain trademark protection for

a. the espresso machine only.
b. the name only.
c. the operating manual only.
d. the espresso machine, the name and the operating manual.
B
Original, Inc., sell it product under the name “Phido.” Quik Corporation begins to market an identical product under the name “Fido.” This is

a. copyright infringement.
b. patent infringement.
c. trademark infringement.
d. none of the above.
C
Standard Corporation cannot claim a trademark in the phrase “Quality is Standard” if the phrase

a. has a secondary meaning.
b. is descriptive.
c. is generic.
d. is memorable.
C
A crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal or state penitentiary for any period of time is a misdemeanor.
F
Larceny may be distinguished from robbery by the fact that larceny relies on stealth while robbery relies on fear and force.
T
It is a sufficient defense to a charge of embezzlement that the embezzler intended to return the embezzled property eventually.
F
Gail is a private lender who is charged with filing false claims in bankruptcy proceedings against her debtors. The standard of proof to find a defendant who has been charged with a crime guilty is

a. beyond all doubt.
b. beyond a reasonable doubt.
c. clear and convincing evidence.
d. a preponderance of the evidence.
B
Adam is charged with the commission of a crime. To find criminal liability, most crimes require

a. a specified state of mind or intent only.
b. the performance of a prohibited act only.
c. a specified state of mind and the performance of a prohibited act.
d. none of the above.
C
Beth, an employee of City Bank, is charged with embezzlement, which requires

a. fraudulently appropriating another’s property.
b. obtaining lawful possession of property.
c. physically taking property from its owner.
d. the use of force or fear.
A
The employment-at-will doctrine no longer applies to employment relationships.
F
A union shop is a workplace that does not require union membership as a condition of employment.
T
Employers are not required to establish retirement plans for their employees.
T
General Industrial Corporation (GIC) employs workers at ten locations in three states. If an employment relationship is considered subject to an implied contract, GIC’s discharge of an employee outside the terms of the contract may result in

a. discontinuance of the worker’s health-plan coverage.
b. the employee’s complaint to a government agency.
c. the employee’s suit for breach of contract.
d. GIC’s liability for damages
D
National Industries, Inc., and its employees are subject to federal labor law, which is concerned with the rights of

a. the employees only.
b. the employer only.
c. the employees and the employer.
d. none of the above.
C
During a union election campaign at General Construction Corporation, the employer can, without monitoring or regulating by the National Labor Relations Board, threaten employees with

a. a layoff only.
b. a layoff or a reduction in benefits and wages.
c. a reduction in benefits and wages only.
d. none of the above.
D
A employer can be liable for an employee’s online harassment.
T
Title VII applies to employers affecting interstate commerce with at least five employees.
F