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  • 03.21.11
  • Tracy-Gene G. Durkin and Anbar F. Khal
  • Law 360

Recently, when the Federal Circuit has had a chance to restate the patent law as it applies to design patents, they seize the opportunity to reevaluate even long-standing precedent.

However, in the recent decision in Vanguard Identification Systems Inc. v. Kappos and Bank of America Corp., the court let stand the very high bar to prove the obviousness of a design. In this article, Tracy Durkin and Anbar Khal discuss the implications of this decision. Download the full article above.

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