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A fictional technology featured in The Dark Knight Rises doesn't infringe a company's trademark, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed on Thursday. In the Warner Bros. film, Anne Hathaway plays Selina Kyle, who agrees to exploit her skills as a cat burglar in return for a software program that will erase her criminal history from every computer database in the world. At one point in the film, this character tells Batman, "Wayne says you can get me the clean slate." Later in the film, she gets "the clean slate" courtesy of Batman. Holy alter ego, there

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