393.01 Trademark Law and Unfair Competition

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.

Spring 2020

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Final Exam
Jennifer Jenkins
MW 11:00-12:00PM
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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