Trademarks and Unfair Competition Law

Professor Rantanen taught this course in Spring 2019.

Course Description

Law of unfair competition with primary emphasis on trademarks; subjects include policies underlying unfair competition law, creation and establishment of trademark and trademark-like rights, enforcement of those rights, non-trademark concepts of false advertising, rights in one's persona, and the intersection of the First Amendment and trademark law; practical aspects of trademarks including mechanics of the federal registration process; for students who have an interest in trademark and unfair competition law, both specifically and as part of a broader business law practice.

Schedule Information

Mon, Tues, Wed 11:30-12:30