Probate Trademarks- Death, Reincarnation, and Survival of IP rights


t was a dark and stormy night when the dame appeared in the doorway of Mark Trade,TM intellectual property investigator. Initial research by Guy Noir indicated there might have been a death under suspicious circumstances, but tonight he was recuperating from an misguided overdose of powdermilk biscuits. We went down to the White Casa bar, she ordered a double Malt Tease Fountain while I sketched out the suspects.

Basic rules; Rights of publicity may or may not transcend death; Death; Divorce and Estrangement; Murder and Suicide; Seizure; Life Support & Mourning; reincarnation, Retirement, Reorganization and Ghosts; Heirs and Gifts; Invasion of the Mark Snatchers; Is It Safe Yet; Taking License; Regrets.

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