Issue No.03 - March (2013 vol.46)
Brian M. Gaff , Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
Peter J. Cuomo , Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2013.91
Once relatively uncommon, design patents are now used aggressively and&#x2014;as recent events have shown&#x2014;can lead to significant liability for those found to infringe them. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/YXSXjj4QLZU is an audio recording of authors Brian M. Gaff, Stephen G. Huggard, and Gregory W. Carey discussing how design patents, though once relatively uncommon, are now used aggressively and as recent events have shown can lead to significant liability for those found to infringe them.
IP protection, computing and the law, design patents
Brian M. Gaff, Peter J. Cuomo, "Design Patents", Computer, vol.46, no. 3, pp. 8-10, March 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.91