“Durkin says some plaintiffs have approached their disputes under the assumption that defendants won’t show up.

‘These cases might need to be prepared with a little more expectation that the other side could mount a defence and that you’ll need to have dotted your Is and crossed your Ts,’ she says.”

Director Tracy-Gene G. Durkin was quoted in the article “Fed Circuit Edict Should Spur Design Patent Refinement,” published by Managing IP.

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