Jimmy invented a device to determine whether people are actually zombies. He calls it “AreYouThere?” Jimmy wants to form a company and sell a million of the “AreYouThere?” devices. Using only the material found in the required readings, in 150 – 250 words, discuss three types of intellectual property that apply to Jimmy.
Jimmy also realizes that he needs cash for his start-up costs. He tells his rich Aunt Jane that he needs money for school. She says okay but then finds out about the Zombie company and refuses to write Jimmy a check. Jimmy sues his Aunt for breach of contract. In 150 – 250 words, using the defenses to contract article within the Judicial Education Center in the required readings, discuss two possible defenses that may be available for Aunt Jane.
Your essay should contain at least three citations to the required readings, as well as a reference page. Submit your essay in APA format no later than 11:55 PM on the last day of week four. An abstract is not needed.
THIS IS JUST THE GRADING SECTION Grading Rubric:
Criterion Unsatisfactory (Below 80%) Satisfactory (80% – 89%) Exceptional (90% – 100%)
Clearly identified three types of intellectual property Did not discuss or define three types of intellectual property. Did not apply the course materials. Clearly defined and discussed at three types of intellectual property. Clearly identified, defined and discussed in detail three types of intellectual property.
Identified two defenses to a breach of contract claim. Did not identify two defenses to a breach of contract claim. Did not apply the course materials on specific defenses to a breach of contract claim. Provided a discussion of two defenses to a breach of contract claim. Defined and provided a detailed discussion of two defenses to a breach of contract claim.
Essay is 300 – 700 words Essay did not meet the minimum word count of 300 words Essay exceeded the word count of 700 words. Writing could be more concise Essay is between 300 – 700 words
Provided research to support arguments No evidence of research. Significant instances of missing citations. More than 20% unoriginal content. Did not use at least three sources from the required readings. Used non-authorized sources. Most of the essay is supported by research. Used at three sources from the required readings. All arguments supported by research. All research is correctly documented with in-text citations and a reference page. Used four or more sources from the required readings.
APA Formatting Essay is not double- spaced or is missing a title page or reference page. References appear on reference list but not cited in essay. Significant citation errors. Most citations are in APA format. Essay is double- spaced, contains a title page and a reference page. All citations are in the correct format.
Mechanics Frequent grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors. Use of first and second person, instead of third person Minor grammatical, punctuation, and spelling errors. Technically flawless, mechanically and grammatically correct.
Format Organization and structure developing but still some illogic in flow. Missing conclusion. Organization and structure are clear but presentation could be more precise. Organization and structure of the paper are clear and easy to follow.