Sep 17, 2021  

LAW - 646 International and Comparative Trademark Law

(3 hrs.)

This course concerns the international system regulating the protection of trademark rights. It focuses on the principal international conventions in the field of trademarks, but students will also look at select regional and bilateral agreements. The course considers jurisdictional issues, anti-dilution, geographical indication protection, domain names and the protection of famous marks. Students will also consider comparative trademark law for particular issues. Prerequisite: Trademark Law (LAW-609) or an intellectual property law course with sufficient coverage of trademark law.