Trademark Law

Fall 2018
Class meeting time: Tuesday and Thursday 4:00-5:15 pm
Office hours in Warren Hall 211C: Tuesday and Thursday 1:15-3:45 p.m. 
Required materials: Barton Beebe, Trademark Law: An Open-Source Casebook, Version 5.0 (2018 edition) and the federal trademark statute - for more information, click here
 
Reading and Writing Assignments
Introduction 
8/21: Pages 8-29 of the casebook (CB); Optional: watch the USPTO's Trademark Basic Facts Videos or read the Basic Facts About Trademarks booklet.
I. Establishing Trademark Rights
8/23: CB 30-66; think of one brand of goods or services you like, and search for that trademark by clicking the "Search trademark database" button on the USPTO website.
8/28: CB 66-90
8/30: CB 90-126
9/4: CB 126-62
9/6: CB 162-92
9/11: CB 185-225
9/13: CB 210-42
9/18: CB 243-78
9/20: CB 279-317
9/25: CB 308-47
II. Trademark Infringement
9/27: CB 348-74; on this day I will distribute your first nongraded practice trademark exam due 10/9