278.1 sec. 001 - Trademark Law (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Sally M. Abel (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
Instructor: Kathryn Fritz (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
Th 08:00 AM - 09:50 AM
From August 20, 2020
To November 20, 2020
Course End: November 20, 2020
Class Number: 32610
Enroll Limit: 40
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This is a survey course in international trademark law and practice. The course will cover theories of trademark/trade name infringement and dilution, including defenses such as parody and fair use, and explore mechanisms of trademark protection globally, such as international treaties and international protection strategies. The course also covers trademark issues in cyberspace, as well as rights of publicity, trade dress, false advertising and trademark licensing issues.
Real-time attendance at the first Zoom class is mandatory for all currently enrolled and waitlisted students; any currently enrolled or waitlisted students who are not present on the first day of class (without prior permission of the instructor) will be dropped. The instructor will continue to take attendance throughout the add/drop period and anyone who moves off the waitlist into the class must continue to attend or have prior permission of the instructor in order not to be dropped.
It is strongly recommended JD students have taken Law 275.3 (IP Law) and that LLM's either take Law 275.3 or have IP experience.
Exam Notes: (TH) Take-home examination
Course Category: Intellectual Property and Technology Law
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