Fall 2012
5317 Trademark & Unfair Competition - LIPTON- 12563

Professor(s): Jacqueline Lipton (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Intellectual Property and Information Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TThLocation: 144  BLB

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.

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

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Final Exam Schedule: 12/13 9am-noon  144 TU2    

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