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Fighting over words : language and civil law cases

Author: Roger W Shuy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Genre/Form: Trials, litigation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger W Shuy
ISBN: 9780195328837 0195328833
OCLC Number: 884425861
Description: 246 Seiten
Contents: ForewordSection I: Business Contract Disputes: Introduction1.: Peter Koehn v. Continental Casuality: "Or" in a Group Insurance Policy2.: Matrixx v. New Strategies: Exclusive Marketing Services3.: EMC v. Jeffrey Allen: Key Employee Agreement4.: Nevada v. Professional Escorts: Interpreting State CodeSection II: Deceptive Trade Practice: Introduction5.: Dynamic Air v. Flexicon: Competing Conveying System advertisements6.: 11 State Attorneys Generals v. Ciba-Geigy: Nicotine Patch advertisments7.: Ackerman v. Royal Bank of PA: Certificates of Deposit advertisementsSection III: Product Liability: Introduction8.: Lassera v. Magniflux: Brain Damage From Cleaning Product9.: Andrews v. Generac: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning10.: Rinehart v. International Playtex: Toxic Shock from Tampons11.: Proform v. Garrett: Toxic Gas in the CockpitSection IV: Copyright Infringement: Introduction12.: St. Martin's Press v. Vickers Oil: Book versus pamphletSection V. Discrimination: Introduction13.: HOME v. Havens Reality: Radical Steering in Real Estate14.: Hanye v. General Electric: Age Discrimination15.: Benekritis v. Darlington: Retaliatory Employment DiscriminationSection VI: Trademarks: Introduction16.: Woodroast Systems v. Restaurants Unlimited; and Palomino Euro-Metro Bistro: Ownership of the Word, "Wood-roasted"17.: Warren Distribution v. Prestone Products Corp.: Battle over AntifreezeSection VII: Procurement Fraud: Introduction18.: US v. Pratt Whitney: False Representation in a Government ContractSection VIII: How Linguists Can Help in Corporate Cases; Academic References
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