Archives for the ‘Thesis’ Category

Lately… (Summer Research and Classes)

By • Jun 2nd, 2012 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

So I’ve been granted free research housing at the College for the summer (an easy process that requires turning in a 1 page form). I, however, seem to be the only person here for the summer that is attempting to do both research and classes (who knew?)! I’m finishing up my final science GER (by taking…
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Thesis Chapter 5 Draft

By • Jan 13th, 2011 • Category: From the Blogs, Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

CHAPTER 5 DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF AUTHOR 5.0 | Overview Chapter 5 will begin by discussing an interview held with Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Judge James Walsh that affirms many of the arguments presented in this thesis and provides…



Thesis Chapter 4 Draft

By • Jan 10th, 2011 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

CHAPTER 4 DO NOT CITE WITHOUT AUTHOR’S PERMISSION 4.0 | Overview In light of linguistic complications that cannot always be considered in court, as well as legal and pragmatic concerns for the DoFE’s workability, the DoFE should be abolish…



Thesis Chapter 3 Draft

By • Jan 3rd, 2011 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

DRAFT- DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR CHAPTER 3 3.0 | Overview Under the DoFE words in foreign languages are translated into English in an attempt to determine the level of genericness, descriptiveness, and the potential similarity i…



Thesis Chapter 2 Draft

By • Dec 30th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

DRAFT- DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR CHAPTER 2 2.0 | Overview This chapter will address definitions of what a trademark is generally, as well as likelihood of confusion tests and spectrum of distinctiveness tests that apply to all t…



Thesis Chapter 1 Draft

By • Dec 27th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

DRAFT- DO NOT CITE WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE AUTHOR A consumer walks into a store with the intent to buy a wood burning stove or furnace. In the aisle, he encounters the two following products: PALOMA and DOVE. [1] [2] The consumer happens to be famili…



Dictionaries v Expert Testimony

By • Oct 16th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

Chris Hutton, Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong, submits a number of benefits to the use of a dictionary that would be invariant (presumably) across almost all cases in his book Language, Meaning, and the Law: “One tactic that courts sometimes employ when having difficulty with the meaning of an ordinary word […]



Buying into the Brand

By • Aug 3rd, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

“The concept of a brand is that some of a company’s value comes not from the usefulness of its products but from all the other qualities that buyers associate with it. Nike is youth, vitality, and sexy energy. By purchasing the brand, customers participate in those qualities. Nokia is elegant and so up-to-the-minute as to […]



Quickly approaching the end….

By • Apr 14th, 2010 • Category: Honors Thesis, Research, Thesis

With just three days left until the thesis is officially due, I’m busy making final edits.  It seems weird that soon I’ll be done with something that has been a major part of my life this past year.  At times its hard for me to comprehend all that I have done, but I know I’ll […]

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The Force of History: Nostalgia in Chinese Culture

By • Jan 25th, 2010 • Category: China, Chinese, Comparative literature, Cultural Revolution, Honors Thesis, performance studies, Research, Shakespeare, Thesis

Winter Break is over, Spring semester has officially begun, and all of the wonderful research opportunities that are involved with writing a thesis are falling into. While I was enjoying staying cozy and warm this Winter (whether it be inside under a blanket, or at a comparatively warm island in Florida), I spent a lot […]

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