Trademark and Unfair Competition Law



SLN #: 12711
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 008
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Long

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
Written Assignment: Possibly
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Mid Term or Other Exam: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None