Glossary

 

Access In the copyright context, availability of copyrighted content to users. Controlling access to content in a technological era is at the heart of digital copyright debate and has spawned technological protection measures, devices to circumvent those measures, and devices to circumvent the circumvention devices.

Action letter A letter from the PTO, prior to denial of a trademark application, to which a response is required.

Amateur Sports Act A law passed in 1978 that grants broad trademark protection to the words Olympic, Olympiad, Citius Altius Fortius, and the five interlocutory rings and prohibits any mark that falsely represents a connection to the U.S. Olympic Committee or the International Olympic Committee.

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