• Unfair Competition – 6610



Subject Area

Intellectual Property and Technology *
  • Student Year
    Upper Division
    Course type

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.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-1000

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