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May 25, 2022

Can you trademark a color?

Answer: YES

Some examples include: Tiffany blue, Caterpillar Inc. yellow, T-Mobile magenta, and Owens & Corning pink.

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https://tmep.uspto.gov/RDMS/TMEP/current#/current/TMEP-1200d1e1975.html

 

Intellectual Property includes…

Answer: All of the above

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https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/trips_e/intel1_e.htm

 

 

 

 

Tax Day has always in April.

Answer: FALSE

Originally, Congress set March 1st to be tax day with the passage of the 16th Amendment.

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https://guides.loc.gov/this-month-in-business-history/april/tax-day#:~:text=March%201st%20was%20the%20date,again%20moved%20to%20April%2015th.

 

Who was the U.S. President that nominated the most Justices to the U.S. Supreme court (excluding George Washington)?

Answer: Franklin D. Roosevelt

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https://fdr.blogs.archives.gov/2016/02/23/fdr-and-the-supreme-court-a-lasting-legacy/

https://www.supremecourt.gov/about/institution.aspx

 

 

Which of the following is NOT provided by the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Answer: Required overtime for weekend hours

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https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/flsa

 

 

 

A trademark can last indefinitely.

Answer: TRUE

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https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/maintain/keeping-your-registration-alive

 

 

 

 

Which celebrated decision in this case gave the Supreme Court Judicial Review?

Answer: Marbury v. Madison

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https://www.loc.gov/rr/program//bib/ourdocs/marbury.html#:~:text=The%20U.S.%20Supreme%20Court%20case,by%20Chief%20Justice%20John%20Marshall.

https://www.oyez.org/cases/1789-1850/5us137

 

 

Which U.S. President also served as Chief Justice?

Answer: Howard Taft

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https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/william-howard-tafts-truly-historic-double-double

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/chief-justice-not-president-was-william-howard-tafts-dream-job-180961279/

https://www.nps.gov/people/william-howard-taft.htm

 

The ® next to a brand name:

Answer: Indicates a Registered Trademark

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https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/basics/trademark-patent-copyright

https://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/basics/trademark-process

 

 

 

Lex talionis is the legal concept of…

Answer: The law of retaliation

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https://www.uscourts.gov/glossary

https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195369380.001.0001/acref-9780195369380

 

 

 

If defamation is oral, it is called ___.

Answer: Slander

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https://openscholarship.wustl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2155&context=law_lawreview

 

 

 

 

In TN, product liability actions from a physical injury must be brought within how many years?

Answer: 1 year

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https://www.enjuris.com/tennessee/defective-product-lawsuit

 

 

 

 

 

What word did Alexander Hamilton misspell in the U.S. Constitution?

Answer: Pennsylvania

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https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2015/09/us_constitution_fun_facts.html

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/duel-hamilton-and-us-constitution/

 

 

Which of the following is the federal law which prohibits discrimination based upon age?

Answer: Age Discrimination in Employment Act

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https://www.eeoc.gov/statutes/age-discrimination-employment-act-1967

https://www.eeoc.gov/age-discrimination#:~:text=The%20Age%20Discrimination%20in%20Employment,younger%20workers%20from%20age%20discrimination.

 

 

What is the tax exemption amount for simple trusts?

Answer: $300

Visit these sites to learn more:

https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/26/1.642(b)-1

https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-utl/overview_of_fiduciary_income_taxation.pdf