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LAW 2948 - Trademarks


This course considers the enforceability of both registered and unregistered trademarks in the United States, the effects of federal and state trademark registration, Internet domain-name selection and dispute resolution, principles of unfair competition, the right to publicity and false advertising. Students are provided with knowledge of substantive and procedural law necessary to identify which names and marks may be registrable in the United States, principles to be considered in assigning and licensing trademarks, and procedures to be followed before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in seeking federal registration. The availability of extraordinary judicial remedies for trademark infringement and unfair competition are considered. In addition, the course addresses the effect of international treaties upon the rights of U.S. trademark owners seeking registration in foreign countries.

Credits: 2





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