• Posts Tagged ‘apparent authority’

    “Dope” Is Not Language of Acceptance

    by  • November 8, 2013 • copyright • 3 Comments

    You probably don’t need to be told this, but just in case you had any doubt: “dope!” is not “clear, unambiguous and unequivocal” acceptance of an offer as required under New York law. The court didn’t say it categorically, but I’m going out on a limb here and say no matter what the context,...

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    All Types of Agency Are Not Equal

    by  • November 13, 2012 • copyright • 0 Comments

    Defendant Mark Frost wrote a book called “The Match: The Day the Game of Golf Changed Forever.” Plaintiff MVP Entertainment wanted to make a movie out of it. The parties’ attorneys corresponded about an assignment of the copyright, culminating with this exchange: Attorney for MVP: “Let me know if this is okay and we’ll...

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