Levin College of Law

Course Number: LAW 6576 Credits: 3

Covers trademark law, with some coverage of broader unfair competition and false advertising issues. It is a combination common law/statutory class, and will provide experience in interpreting statutory language against a common law background. Specific trademark issues include nature of trademark rights, violations of trademark rights, defenses, remedies and selected procedural issues that arise in trademark cases. The prosecution of trademark applications is not covered in any detail, but the statutory requirements and benefits of registration are covered.