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Spring 2014
5317 Trademark & Unfair Competition - LIPTON- 23288

Professor(s): Jacqueline Lipton (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  TTHLocation: BLB-209 

Course Outline: The course approaches trademarks from both historical and modern (i.e., internet) settings and deals with related issues of unfair competition such as commercial disparagement/defamation, right of publicity, privacy rights, and false advertising. It contrasts the predominantly use-based trademark system in the United States with registration-based systems in other countries. It examines ways in which an organization can develop, register, and assert trademark rights, as well as methods for enforcing those rights focused predominantly on the trademark infringement and dilution actions.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: This course will be taught by Jacqueline Lipton.  

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/02 1-4pm  121 TU2    

This course will have:
Exam: Yes
Paper: No

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No