articles of commerce

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Even as articles of commerce and safe investments for money, they have now (as some disinterested collectors who dine at certain annual dinners I know of, can testify) distanced the old pictures in the race.
Thus, unlike a drug or device-which again are articles of commerce that promise all users a particular diagnosis or treatment upon application-laboratory-developed testing services function simply to inform and educate the medical practitioner, providing an extension of whatever set of tests the practitioner performs personally.
The 37-page document assists with botanical ingredient identification by organoleptic analysis, a process of developing familiarity with herbal articles of commerce by creating and using descriptions of sensory experience that can be employed for identification of new lots of the same materials.
An exemption is made for staple articles of commerce capable of substantial non-infringing use, but such use must be more than occasional, far-fetched, impractical, experimental or hypothetical.
These contracts are not articles of commerce in any proper meaning of the word.
100, 117-18 (1890) (noting that the New Hampshire statute, unlike those of the other states, acted directly on the articles of commerce as imported between states, instead of regulating only the sale within the state of intoxicating liquors).
In 1984, the high court ruled that Universal Studios could not prevent Sony from introducing the Betamax VCR just because the machine could be used for pirating videos, noting that the "sale of copying equipment, like the sale of other articles of commerce, does not constitute contributory infringement if the product is widely used for legitimate, unobjectionable purposes, or, indeed, is merely capable of substantial noninfringing uses.
The Court first noted that items of waste constitute articles of commerce, according to prior decisions.