Current trademark and unfair competition law will be inspected from three different view points: theory, case law, and client representation involving transaction and litigation strategies. The course will cover the requirements for obtaining trademark protection (distinctiveness, use in commerce, special rules for trade dress, various bars to protection such as functionality), confusion-based infringement, secondary liability, trademark dilution, statutory and common law defenses, false advertising, and cybersquatting.
|Course Number||Course Credits||Evaluation Method||Instructor||Meeting Day/Times||Room|
|Jennifer Jenkins|| |
|Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.393.01.Sp20|
|Email list: LAW.393.01.Sp20@sakai.duke.edu|
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