Faculty Profiles

John Crittenden

John W. Crittenden

Senior Counsel, Cooley LLP
Adjunct Faculty
B.A. UCLA, 1978
J.D. UCLA School of Law, 1981

LAW 274 - Trademark Law

This course is a two-credit introduction to U.S. trademark and unfair competition law. It covers federal trademark infringement and dilution, the tension between trademark rights and the First Amendment, the federal trademark registration process, policy grounds for refusing registration (such as disparagement), fair use of trademarks (including nominative uses, comparative advertising, and parody), and the right of publicity.