Trademark Law – Spring 2020 – Slides

Class 1 – Introduction

Class 2 – Inherent Distinctiveness; Suggestive v. Descriptive Marks

Class 3 – Acquired Distinctiveness

Class 4 – Generic Terms

Class 5 – Nonverbal Marks

Class 6 – Product Packaging and Configuration

Class 7 – Trade Dress

Class 8 – Functionality

Class 9 – Utilitarian v. Aesthetic Functionality

Class 10 – Deceptive and Deceptively Misdescriptive Marks

Class 11 – Disparaging and Scandalous Marks I

Class 12 – Disparaging and Scandalous Marks II

Class 13 – Use in Commerce

Class 16 – Trademark Registration Process; Intent to Use; Incontestability

Class 17 – Territoriality; Well-Known Marks

Class 18 – Trademark Infringement I: Use in Commerce; Confusion

Class 19 – Trademark Infringement II: More Confusion

Class 20 – Trademark Dilution

Class 21 – Cybersquatting; Secondary Liability

Class 22 – Defenses to Trademark Infringement I: Descriptive and Normative Fair Use

Class 23 – Defenses to Trademark Infringement II: Nominative Fair Use and Expressive Uses

Class 24 – Defenses to Trademark Infringement III: Abandonment and the First Sale Doctrine

Class 25 – False Advertising

Class 26 – Rights of Publicity