Comparison of Design Protection Systems in Australia, South Korea, Brazil, and the United States
- Tracy-Gene G. Durkin
- American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law
Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, director in and head of Sterne Kessler’s Mechanical and Design Patent Group, recently moderated a panel on international design protection at the American Bar Association’s 31st Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. During the panel, Ms. Durkin led the [and other] speakers through [gave] an overview and analysis of the patent protection systems in Australia, Brazil, Korea, and the US.
The information presented, including a detailed comparison chart offering information on related IP systems, protectable subject matter, design applications, claims, and other pertinent information regarding the process for filing design patents in each discussed country.
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