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Copyright + trade dress = solid combination for furniture manufactures

USA - September 17 2013 Furniture manufacturers have a varied arsenal when it comes to protecting their intellectual property. A single item of furniture can be protected by…

Fabric printing company loses bid to enforce design based on "clip art"

USA - June 14 2010 Fabric printing company L.A. Printex sued clothing retailer Aeropostale and its supplier for infringing Printex's copyright registration for a textile design entitled "Geometric" in the Central District of California.

Federal Circuit Limits Design Patents to Identified Article of Manufacture

USA - September 16 2019 On September 12, 2019, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s dismissal under Rule 12(b)(6) of a design patent…

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"Slogan infringement" covered, product name not slogan

USA - April 4 2011 Following up on a topic of insurance coverage for trademark infringement claims (recently covered on this blog), the U.

When is a DJ action appropriate for trademark infringement?

USA - January 9 2012 Many are familiar with a declaratory judgment action in the context of patent infringement.