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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LawShelf Educational Media | Evaluated Learning Experience

Trademark Law (IPL-402)


Various (self-study, self-paced).

Various, distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

At the completion of this course, students will be able to: Differentiate between trademarks and other forms of intellectual property; Define what constitutes a trademark; Identify and explain the significance of the symbols that may be used to indicate claimed trademarks; Describe the process of registering and protecting the various marks covered by trademark protection; Explain the requirement of “distinctiveness,” for something to be covered by trademark protection; Articulate the remedies that may be available to trademark owners in cases of trademark infringement.


This course focuses on Trademark Law- the legal mechanisms available to protect distinctive logos, slogans, and other visual marks associated with products from unauthorized use. The course covers trademark requirements, the registration process, infringement, and enforcement.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category OR graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Intellectual Property Law (6/21).