trademark law

Prof. Peter K. Yu

Michigan State University College of Law

Spring 2004



course description

     This course covers the basic principles and policies of trademark law, including what materials are protected, the substantive requirements for protection, the procedures for obtaining protection, rights conferred, and remedies for infringement.  The course also examines the role of trademark within the larger context of intellectual property law and policy—both domestic and international.

Course Materials
     1. Graeme B. Dinwoodie & Mark D. Janis, Trademarks & Unfair Competition Law & Policy (2004).  This casebook is new and will be distributed in parts as handouts.  The handouts will be available in the cabinet outside Sue Nelson’s office.
     2. Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. (selected provisions) (available for download here)
     You are strongly encouraged to pay attention to current trademark law developments, as we will discuss them in class.

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