1. X produced a cola beverage that he sold for many years under the trade name Krazy Kola. If Y decided to produce and sell a cola beverage in the same area under the name Crazy Cola, would Y’s actions constitute a violation of X’s trade name?
2. Kitchen Products Inc. produced a unique design utensil that would peel, core and slice apples. It applied for a patent, but before the patent could be issued, a competitor copied the design and flooded the market with its copy of the product. Advise Kitchen Products Inc., assuming that its application for a patent was valid, and a patent would eventually be issued.