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Unfair Competition
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Type

LEC

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This course provides an overview of the law of unfair competition and business torts. Topics include false advertising and product disparagement; the right of publicity; trade secret law; common law claims relating to the unauthorized use of uncopyrightable facts and ideas; cybertrespass; tortious interference with contract and with prospective business relations; civil RICO; and federal preemption of state unfair competition laws. The course does not provide comprehensive coverage of antitrust, trademarks or trade dress, or consumer protection law.

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Sections

Fall 2014: Unfair Competition

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

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Spring 2014: Unfair Competition

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=167042

Course Reserves

rd.lib.umn.edu... ReservesList&ci=2165

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Fall 2012: Unfair Competition

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Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=140550

Details:

Students in my Patents and Unfair Competition courses should all register as participants on TWEN. The syllabi and other course materials are available on the TWEN sites I have created for these courses.

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