1. “Can the owner of a trademark registered for toy cars prohibit the manufacture and sale of toy cars which constitute naturalistic reproductions of real cars on which the owner’s mark appears?”

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2. “Suitability Standards for Sophisticated Investors”, New York Law Journal, 19 February 1998, Corporate Update section, M&A column.

3. The Business Judgment Rule: Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Directors, D. J. Block et al., (5th Ed. 1998) (Contributed). Explores the latest developments in the law of Delaware and all other jurisdictions that have addressed business judgment rule and related corporate governance issues, as well as the most recent cases exploring the breadth and limits of the business judgment rule. The treatise considers, inter alia,

  • duty of loyalty issues
  • disinterestedness and independence issues
  • the emerging good faith doctrine
  • oversight and the Caremark doctrine
  • compensation
  • stock option backdating
  • controlling shareholder transactions
  • special committees
  • disclosure obligations
  • appraisal
  • financially troubled companies and the zone of insolvency
  • defensive measures
  • deal protection measures
  • shareholder derivative litigation
  • the pre-litigation demand requirement
  • Section 220 demands
  • indemnification of directors and officers