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Eastern District of Texas Rejects Design Patent Point of Ornamentality Test

  • 07.15.10
  • Tracy-Gene G. Durkin and Jeffrey R. Fougere
  • IP Watchdog

In this post, Tracy Durkin and Jeff Fougere discuss the Eastern District of Texas' clarification of the proper role of functionality in claim construction for design patents.  The claim at issue in Good Sportsman v. Li & Fung Limited was for a clip-on book light.  Visit IP Watchdog to read their post.

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