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 insort ascending Latest update Runs Past 30 Days Runs Past 120 Days
Class Action Basics
August 24, 2018
108
135
Summary Judgment under Rule 56
April 24, 2018
404
696
Rule 11 and Ethical Pleading
March 9, 2018
159
457
Forum Non Conveniens and Transfer of Venue
March 8, 2018
242
437
Venue
April 16, 2018
616
1,249
Copyrights in Sound Recordings
February 21, 2019
21
29
Trademarks in the European Union: Advanced Topics
May 24, 2016
N/A
N/A
Copyright Formalities: Notice and Registration
July 23, 2018
15
150
Likelihood of Confusion
January 29, 2019
16
30
European Union Trademark Basics
February 5, 2016
N/A
1
Registration and Section 44
May 3, 2012
N/A
N/A
Incontestability
September 4, 2005
4
6
Trademark Dilution: Defining Dilution and its Elements
May 13, 2009
5
7
Trademark Dilution: What Marks are Eligible for Protection
February 22, 2019
8
13
Trademark Dilution: Defenses and Remedies
October 3, 2016
6
9
An Interpleader Primer
February 6, 2019
85
133
The Geographic Scope of Trademark Protection
May 3, 2012
10
12
A Review of Joinder Concepts
May 17, 2011
401
581
Joinder of Claims and Parties
August 29, 2018
759
1,169