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Definition Edit

“A wrongdoer commits the tort of ‘reverse passing off’ when ‘the producer misrepresents someone else's goods or services as his own.’ That is, ‘A’ copies ‘B's’ work without permission and claims it as ‘A's’ own.’”[1]

References Edit

  1. Daley v. Firetree, Ltd., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4061, at *9 (M.D. Pa. Jan. 19, 2006) (quoting Dastar Corp. v. Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp., 539 U.S. 23, 28 n.1 (2003) (full-text).

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