Trademark and Unfair Competition Law



SLN #: 77866
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 006
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Halaby

Course Description:
This course’s objective is to provide the student with a practical, business-oriented understanding of trademark and unfair competition law. The course will cover general principles, including acquisition, maintenance, and enforcement of both registered and unregistered trademark rights. Litigation practices and issues will receive particular emphasis. The course will also address trademark dilution, cyberpiracy and other Internet issues, right of publicity, false endorsement, and federal deceptive advertising. At a minimum, the student should emerge from this course with a thorough understanding of why a trademark and unfair competition practice is one of the most fun a lawyer can choose!

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Possibly, depending on enrollment
Participation Points: Per Statement of Student Policies
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Attendance is required
Online Course Site: None