Design Rights Boot Camp
August 4 to 5, 2019
The Design Rights Boot Camp is a first of its kind two-day comprehensive CLE program designed for both new and experienced IP practitioners who wish to learn about protecting and enforcing designs in all areas of IP, including design patents, copyright and trademark dress.
A two-track program has classes for both beginning practitioners and experienced practitioners that want to know more about the increasingly important area of design rights. The whole range of design rights practice will be covered, from prosecution to enforcement. International topics are also included, including the Hague agreement, trade dress internationally and copyright internationally.
More information coming soon.
AIPLA Files Amicus Brief in 1-800 Contacts v. FTC
June 19, 2019The American Intellectual Property Law Association on June 14, 2019, filed an amicus brief in 1-800 Contacts v. Federal Trade Commission.
IPP Far East Committee Visits Taiwan, Singapore
June 18, 2019On April 29 – May 3, 2019, the IPP Far East Committee dispatched a delegation to visit Taiwan and Singapore. The trip delegation was headed up by Patrick Coyne, AIPLA’s Second Vice President, and Tiep Nguyen, the Far East Committee Chair.
No State Sovereign Immunity for University of Minnesota in IPR
June 18, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on June 14, 2019, held that 11th Amendment Sovereign Immunity does not protect patents owned by individual states from being cancelled via inter partes review (IPR).
AIPLA Attends Meetings of the Industry IP5
June 17, 2019AIPLA attended meetings of the Industry IP5, IP5 Heads of Offices, and the Industry Trilateral in Incheon, Korea June 10-13, 2019.
Chambord French Press Coffeemaker Bodum Gets Trade Dress Win
June 17, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on June 12, 2019, affirmed a $2 million win for Bodum USA Inc., makers of the Chambord French press coffeemaker, in a trade dress infringement case.