Consumer Protection Law

Credit Hours: 3

This course (formerly Unfair Trade Practices) examines several areas of consumer protection law, including entry into the market, unfair and deceptive practices, interference with business relations, trade secrets, and misappropriation. The course will cover relevant common law and federal enactments such as the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Lanham Act, and will examine how consumer protection statutes affect, among other things, advertising, data security, and privacy.