Jurisdiction and Venue in Cases of Intellectual Property and Remedies Available Self-Quiz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The issue of ?venue? is a determination of?
Choice 1 Whether a case may be heard in state or federal court.
Choice 2 Which geographic location a case should be tried in.
Choice 3 How much time may elapse between the accrual of the cause of action and the bringing of the lawsuit.
Choice 4 Whether state law or federal law applied to a particular case.
Compared to the venue rules for most federal lawsuits, the rules regarding intellectual property cases generally?
Choice 1 Allow for a wider variety of appropriate venues, because intellectual property actions affect such large geographic areas.
Choice 2 Are basically the same.
Choice 3 Allow for a smaller variety of appropriate venues, to prevent the potential for unfairness against the defendant.
Choice 4 Allow for a smaller variety of appropriate venues, because the number of judges who are expert at intellectual property issues is smaller than the number of judges who are expert in other areas.
Batman invents the ?Batmobile,? a combination SUV, sports car and tank and patents the design. Two years later, Joker begins marketing the ?Jokermobile? that is very similar to the Batmobile. Batman brings an action against Joker for patent infringement. Which of the following remedies may Batman successfully request from a court?
Choice 1 An order preventing Joker from marketing the Jokermobile.
Choice 2 The awarding to Batman of all the profits made by Joker in his selling the Jokermobile.
Choice 3 Confiscation or impoundment of the Jokermobiles currently on Joker’s lot.
Choice 4 All of the above.
Batman invents the ?Batmobile,? a combination SUV, sports car and tank and patents the design. Two years later, Joker begins marketing the ?Jokermobile? that is very similar to the Batmobile. If Joker is found to have infringed on Batman?s patent and Batman wants to collect monetary damages, under the modern rule, he can collect?
Choice 1 All the profits that Batman lost because of Joker’s infringement.
Choice 2 All the profits made by Joker in his selling the Jokermobile.
Choice 3 Both choice 1 and choice 2.
Choice 4 Either choice 1 or choice 2, but not both.

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