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Why trade dress beats design patents

Via the Diva of Design Law, Sarah Burstein: This is a good example of how trade dress provides broader protection than design patents. Looks like […] The post Why trade dress beats design patents appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. … Continue reading

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Argument preview: Justices to consider ability of government to challenge patents in administrative process

(Kevin Payravi, Wikimedia Commons) The justices have a light calendar for the first week of the February session, with only two cases set for argument. The first of the pair is Return Mail Inc. v. U.S. Postal Service, the lone … Continue reading

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Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents

The following comes directly from the USPTO:  On February 11, 2019, the USPTO released “Progress and Potential: A profile of women inventors on U.S. patents,” a report on the trends and characteristics of U.S. women inventors named on U.S. patents … Continue reading

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Patents Icescape Ltd v Ice-World International BV

Author: Peters Hans/ArnefoLicence Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 NetherlandsSource Wikipedia Ice Dance Jane Lambert Court of Appeal (Lord Kitchin, Lord Justices Floyd and Longmore)  Icescape Ltd v Ice-World International BV and Another : [2018] EWCA Civ 2219 The importance of this … Continue reading

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Board Game Patents – Tsuro

The Patent Tsuro, the tile-laying board game was not released until 2004, but the underlying game has been around much longer than that. The original game was called “Squiggle” and was the subject of United States Patent Number 4,180,271 (the … Continue reading

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