--- business and corporation - antitrust & unfair competition
--- course production date: 8/19/2019
--- presented by PETER R. AFRASIABI

Every lawyer has heard of 17200. For many clients, it sends shudders of fear through their spines, as often well it should.

This course is an overview for general practitioners and litigators of the awesome reach of California's notorious unfair competition law housed in Cal. Bus. & Prof Code 17200.

The course addresses the reach of the law, its substantive touchstones for liability, the scope of remedies, and walks through case law to illuminate the statute and its reach to lawyers and clients nationally.

Key course points are:

• Learn to identify the liability standards.
• Learn 6 key insights of the law
• Understand the scope and limits of remedies
• Discovery how to prove and fight liability
• Learn about key current case law interpreting the statute

--- presented by PETER R. AFRASIABI

Variety Magazine has named Peter Afrasiabi a Top 50 Intellectual Property lawyer. From battles with Madonna over the “Material Girl” brand to copyright fair use disputes with the Eagles’ Don Henley to protecting artists in copyright and trademark disputes, Peter handles federal copyright, trademark and entertainment disputes.

Recognized for his expertise, Peter has been a legal commentator on NBC and CBS, a copyright expert witness in litigation, recognized as a “Super Lawyer” (an honor less than 5% of lawyers in Southern California receive), and was selected by the University of California to author the annual intellectual property piece, Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks.

His most recent book "Burning Bridges" about the serial trials against labor leader Harry bridges is under development for a film first and his book "Show Trials" was an Indie National Book finalist. A regular speaker and provider of Continuing Education to lawyers around the country, Peter is also an adjunct professor of law.

University of Southern California
J.D.; Order of the Coif; Law Review Articles Editor

University of California Los Angeles
B.A. Economics, magna cum laude