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  • adj. That does not compete with others


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  • Congress wanted to avoid the problem of “niche market fame,” which undercuts the purpose of dilution (dealing with noncompeting uses).

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • As you'd expect, dilution is a heavy hitter here; while almost every contributor in the theory sections takes trademark confusion as a fairly easy concept to justify (Mark McKenna would have something to say about that as to noncompeting goods), almost every one also feels that it's important to take a position on whether, or how, dilution is to be justified, either with theories of branding or theories of protection from forced expression.

    Recent reading: Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique

  • But I want to hear more about enforcement of these agreements against noncompeting uses — these examples of enforcement all seem to involve at least related markets.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Mr. Clarke said the decision followed the integration of the two companies and will let Mr. Gottesman pursue opportunities in noncompeting businesses.

    Man Group Assets Fall Again

  • Investors moving out of a stable-value fund often are required to put that money in a noncompeting fund, such as a stock fund, for up to 90 days before moving into one of these competing funds.

    'Stable' Funds Are Looking Shakier

  • Indeed, it is remarkable that their agreement to start competing with one another across various sectors or, to be precise, to stop noncompeting is considered a "truce" at all.

    Ambani 'Truce' Doesn't Carry Over to Bankers

  • Marlboro has the right to veto other sponsors since it owns "the real estate of the car" and is at liberty to sublet the space to other, noncompeting sponsors.

    Ferrari Scraps Barcode Logo

  • Once again, a parody used to sell a noncompeting product generally has less legal risk than one used to sell competing products.

    Gild by Association

  • Still, WPP and Dell have agreed the new shop can eventually land different, noncompeting types of ad accounts.

    Visa's Olympic Tune Is Global Harmony

  • Mr. Buckmaster said he reveled in what he called “the ironies of unbranding, demonetizing and noncompeting.”

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