Directors Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, Deirdre M. Wells, Daniel A. Gajewski, and Ivy Clarice Estoesta presented the webinar "2023 Design Patents Year in Review: Analysis and Trends" on Tuesday, January 30, 2024.
The webinar provided an overview and analysis of significant design patent updates and trends. During the webinar, our speakers discussed the following:
- Key 2023 cases involving design patents before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, U.S. District Courts, the Federal Circuit, and the International Trade Commission
- Design patent cases to watch in 2024 (LKQ v. General Motors and Columbia Sportswear N. Am. Inc., v. Seirus Innovative Accessories Inc.)
- Recent updates to global design protections and their implications for IP holders and practitioners