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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; and 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, trademark requirements, the registration process, infringement, and enforcement.

Credit recommendation: 

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