Spring 2020 Course Schedule

Trademark Law (LAW-609-001)
Christine Farley

Meets: 04:30 PM - 05:50 PM (MW) - Yuma - Room Y402

Enrolled: 54 / Limit: 65

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This course is designed to prepare students to practice trademark law in the U.S. The course will cover all of the topics that a practitioner will encounter including non-traditional marks, distinctiveness, priority, registration, infringement, dilution, defenses, remedies, domain names, and right of publicity. Students will become familiar with the Lanham Act and be exposed to current issues in the law. Students will ultimately be able to critically evaluate both trademark protection strategies and trademark policy.

Textbooks and Other Materials

The textbook information on this page was provided by the instructor. Students should use this information when considering purchases from the AU Campus Store or other vendors. Students may check to determine if books are currently available for purchase online.

Barton Beebe, Trademark Law: An Open-Source Casebook (version 6.0, July 2019) (“Casebook”). It is available for free here: http://tmcasebook.org/

First Class Readings

Casebook p. 11-31.


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