Are You Legally IP Savvy?

10 Questions
are you legally IP savvy?

An Intellectual Property ("IP") law quiz for business owners especially those operating online to test their response to IP issues which can lead to either gaining, or losing IP rights. © Paul Brennan 2012. All rights reserved. Author of Easy IP. . . How to use the law to protect your money-making ideas. Disclaimer.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Is Coca Cola a:    
    • A. 

      Copyright work

    • B. 

      Trademark

    • C. 

      Patent

  • 2. 
    Which business is likely to win a fight about a domain name? A business that:
    • A. 

      Uses the name the most on the internet

    • B. 

      Has more products

    • C. 

      Registers the domain name first

  • 3. 
    To protect a copyright work it must be:
    • A. 

      Fairly good

    • B. 

      Original

    • C. 

      Registered

  • 4. 
    You can use a passage from a book (e.g. on your website or in your book) provided that you acknowledge the source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An assignment of an IP work gives you:
    • A. 

      Outright and absolute ownership

    • B. 

      A right to use it but not ownership

  • 6. 
    Is it still a copyright infringement if you copy unintentionally? For instance, you did not know it was a copyright work.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    A competitor gets a copy of your client list. Will the court give you an immediate injunction to stop him using it?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only if there is a written agreement protecting the information

  • 8. 
    It is a copyright infringement to take a photocopy of pages of a book without permission.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How much of a copyright work can you copy before it is a copyright infringement?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      A substantial part

  • 10. 
    Who is the copyright owner of a photograph?
    • A. 

      The person taking the photograph

    • B. 

      The person who asks for the photograph to be taken

    • C. 

      The person who is in the photograph