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    George Fomum-Mugri MGMT 201 10/25/2016 Intellectual Property – Federal Trade Commission v. Actavis (2013) Summary: The case deals with an antitrust dispute of a progressively increasing practice within the pharmaceutical industry. Brand-name drug manufacturers, such as Solvay Pharmaceuticals and GlaxoSmithKline, challenged with the competition of generic drug manufacturers essentially bribe prospective competitors with cash payments incentivizing them to abstain from the market. These payments are attempts at resolving disputes over the legitimacy and/or infractions of the patents held by these brand-name drug manufacturers. Since competition from generic drug manufacturers moderates the prices of drugs, these “pay for delaying” or “reverse…

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    The _____ is a major trade association of the advertising business in the United States and has established standards of practice and its own creative code. A. Vision Council of America B. Independent Business Alliance C. American Association of Advertising Agencies D. Federal Trade Commission E. National Association of Broadcasters 47. Which of the following statements describes the media's role in the self-regulation of advertising? A. The media must accept all the…

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    hundreds of millions of dollars, and this practice is called cramming (Weisbaum, 2015). Cramming is a commonly used phone billing scam that usually goes unnoticed by consumers and is placed on consumer’s phone bills, and consumers may notice extra charges on their phone bill for things that were not asked for or approved by them. There could be a few reasons behind T-Mobile actions towards their public, such as their motivation of greed and the unawareness of unethical behaviors (Segran, 2012).…

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    Mary Story and Simone French discuss this concept stating that children under the age of 8 years old “have little understanding of the persuasive intent of advertising” (3). At this age, many children are unable to fully separate advertisements from television shows. Adolescents are in most cases capable of recognizing advertising tactics, but advertisers have placed a fail-safe to still lure in the adolescent age group into purchasing their product. The tactic utilized is by targeting their…

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    choice from the top 3 Corporate Social Responsibility is reusing technological devices as donations to non-profit organizations, which is used by Dell. Technology Mobile devices In today’s society, mobile devices have been rapidly growing over the past few years. At this pace, there will be an abundance of mobile devices. Federal Trade Commission indicates that “from the newest consumer gadgets to the explosion in communications capability that is driving global economic growth, technological…

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    information. But many companies also draw from unexpected sources. Google collects data from search queries, time and date of phone calls, length of phone calls, and even data on a user’s precise location (Google). And while a user may expect that Facebook collects data from everything they post, they may be surprised to learn that Facebook also collects data on a user from posts by other people. Facebook will even collect information on web activity outside of Facebook via third-party partners…

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    Organizations posses a lot of information, including strategic plans, trade secrets, cost information, legal documents, and process improvements. Of course, preserving the confidentiality the organization’s intellectual property is the basic objective of information security. Protecting the privacy of their customers’ information is also equally important. That means a company and its management team is also responsible in protecting confidentiality and in implementing privacy controls. If they…

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    “Consumer information”, Federal Trade Commission. Retrieved from http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0152-credit-scores Hatton, C. (Octorber 26, 2015), “China 'social credit ': Beijing sets up huge system”, BBC news. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-34592186 Stanley, J. (October 5, 2014), “China’s nightmarish citizen scores are a warning for americans”, American civil liberties union. Retrieve February 21, 2016 from…

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    cliff is”, it should be no. Common sense, while it might be difficult to go against superiors, is knowing when an action is wrong despite what someone tells you. This leads me into the regulations of ethics within a company, specifically, whistle blowing. Whistle blowing is defined as “employees exposing what they believe to be unethical behavior by their fellow employees.” (Lussier 50) Whistle blowing could help in a variety of ways. If management is unaware of what is occurring in the way a…

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    As manager I have to deal with Vice president of the company Mr. Adam who is not communicating with his colleagues. As am manger I had to find the solution to this problem so everyone can have comfortable environment. According to protecting consumer’s article, it states that “As the nation’s consumer protection agency, the Federal Trade Commission has a broad mandate to protect consumers from fraud and deception in the marketplace. To fulfill this goal, the FTC takes law enforcement actions,…

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