David S. Welkowitz

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) Published in Latest updatesort descending Runs Past 30 Days Runs Past 120 Days
Incontestability
September 4, 2005
1
2
Trademark Dilution: Defining Dilution and its Elements
May 13, 2009
1
2
A Review of Joinder Concepts
May 17, 2011
119
244
The Geographic Scope of Trademark Protection
May 3, 2012
3
4
Registration and Section 44
May 3, 2012
N/A
N/A
European Union Trademark Basics
February 5, 2016
N/A
2
Trademarks in the European Union: Advanced Topics
May 24, 2016
N/A
N/A
Trademark Dilution: Defenses and Remedies
October 3, 2016
N/A
4
Forum Non Conveniens and Transfer of Venue
March 8, 2018
127
215
Rule 11 and Ethical Pleading
March 9, 2018
186
323
Venue
April 16, 2018
362
800
Summary Judgment under Rule 56
April 24, 2018
182
399
Copyright Formalities: Notice and Registration
July 23, 2018
133
155
Class Action Basics
August 24, 2018
15
37
Joinder of Claims and Parties
August 29, 2018
258
499
Likelihood of Confusion
January 29, 2019
3
16
An Interpleader Primer
February 6, 2019
22
54
Copyrights in Sound Recordings
February 21, 2019
6
11
Trademark Dilution: What Marks are Eligible for Protection
February 22, 2019
N/A
6