Silicon Valley Business School
Self-Paced Online Course: Remedies
Credits: 2 ~ Study Hours: 18

Injunctions often block the sale of products in an entire market. Patent licensing, trademark and copyright disputes are just some examples of areas where business leaders find themselves involved in lawsuits. An understanding of the various remedies available from courts is essential for business executives and anyone involved in a legal dispute. In this module, the student learns the various remedies that can be awarded by the U.S. courts. Legal and equitable remedies are explained. Remedies covered include compensatory damages, punitive damages, injunctions, restraining orders and restitution for unjust enrichment. The materials provide common defenses available in law and equity.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

Appreciate how the U.S. courts are able to award a variety of remedies including damages (money), injunctions, declaratory judgments, and restitution.
Understand the powers of the judge and courts in the US to sanction individuals for contempt.
Estimate damages that could be awarded by a court.
Determine the situations where an injunction could be issued by a court.
List the defenses that could be mounted against an injunction or equitable remedy.


Course Sections

The course is organized into the following sections:

Remedies: Remedies Available from U.S. Courts
Remedies: Injunctions
Remedies: Damages
Remedies: Declaratory Judgments
Remedies: Restitution & Other Remedies
Remedies: Patents & International Trade Commission
Remedies: Contempt
Remedies: Equity Defenses
Remedies: Remedies for Certain Actions

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