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2023 Design Patents Year in Review: Analysis and Trends

Webinar Recordings & Materials

Directors Tracy-Gene G. DurkinDeirdre M. WellsDaniel 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