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Employment Discrimination

what are the remedies for an EEOC violation

intellectual property. What is a patent? How long does it last?

What is a copyright? How long does it last?

Title VII prohibits two major forms of employment discrimination: disparate-treatment discrimination and disparate-impact discrimination. Can you identify what each of these is?

Title VII recognizes several defenses to a charge of discrimination under Title VII. What are they?


What is vicarious liability, as discussed in this case? What is constructive discharge?


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The "relief" or remedies available for employment discrimination, whether caused by intentional acts or by practices that have a discriminatory effect, may include:
back pay,
front pay,
reasonable accommodation, or
other actions that will make an individual "whole" (in the condition s/he would have been but for the discrimination).

A United States patent gives inventors the right "to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling their invention throughout the United States or importing their invention into the United States. A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the Patent and Trademark Office. The term of a new patent is 20 years from the date on which the application for the patent was filed in the United States.

Copyright is a form of protection provided to the authors of "original works of authorship" including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works, both published and unpublished. As a general rule, for ...