[IPLaw] 10/3 Trademark Law

Questions to Answer

  • What is the purpose of trademark law?
  • Trademarks don’t expire like copyrights/patents do. Why?
  • What is the regulatory structure of trademark law? (How does the system work?)
  • Do trademarks have to be registered? Why?
  • What is trademark dilution?
  • Is there a first-sale doctrine in trademark law?
  • Is there a “fair use” defense in trademark law?
  • Can you name a few key differences between trademark law and copyright law?