Professor Welkowitz joined the Whittier faculty in 1983. Prior to that time, he practiced law as a litigation associate with Stroock & Stroock & Lavan in New York. At Whittier, he has taught numerous courses, to first-years and upper-level students alike. His primary teaching emphases have been Civil Procedure and intellectual property, particularly Trademark law. He has also created more than a dozen lessons for the Center for Automated Legal Instruction (CALI) in Civil Procedure, Trademarks, and Copyright. He was a CALI Fellow in Trademarks in 2003 and a CALI Fellow in Copyright in 2004. From 2006-2009, he served as the Director of the Whittier Law School Center for Intellectual Property Law. His scholarship has ranged from topics in Civil Procedure to various intellectual property issues, both domestic and international. He is the author of a treatise on Trademark Dilution law and a co-author of a casebook on Rights of Publicity. His articles have been cited by courts, treatise writers in both Civil Procedure and Trademarks, and numerous articles.​

CALI Lessons

This table shows Lessons and podcasts by this author. It includes Lesson title, CALI Topics for the Lesson, the date the Lesson was published on the CALI website, the date the Lesson was last updated, and run/usage totals for the past 30 and 120 days.

Note: usage information for podcasts is not available here and is marked as N/A.

Lesson Title CALI Topic(s) Latest update Runs Past 30 Days Runs Past 120 Days
Class Action Basics November 5, 2020
53
141
Copyright Formalities: Notice and Registration July 23, 2018
18
42
Copyrights in Sound Recordings February 21, 2019
22
26
European Union Trademark Basics February 5, 2016
N/A
1
Forum Non Conveniens and Transfer of Venue March 8, 2018
213
478
The Geographic Scope of Trademark Protection May 3, 2012
18
24
Incontestability September 4, 2005
12
16
An Interpleader Primer February 6, 2019
37
81
Joinder of Claims and Parties October 13, 2020
591
1,206
Likelihood of Confusion October 29, 2021
20
34
Registration and Section 44 May 3, 2012
3
22
A Review of Joinder Concepts September 22, 2020
151
207
Rule 11 and Ethical Pleading March 9, 2018
144
432
Summary Judgment under Rule 56 April 24, 2018
281
678
Trademark Dilution: Defenses and Remedies October 3, 2016
10
12
Trademark Dilution: Defining Dilution and its Elements May 13, 2009
14
21
Trademark Dilution: What Marks are Eligible for Protection February 22, 2019
15
22
Trademarks in the European Union: Advanced Topics May 24, 2016
N/A
N/A
Venue April 9, 2020
387
1,115