IP BOOK 2019 - LINKEDLAW
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ITEM #:  60098600   |   PUBLISHED:  SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
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IP Book 2019

Edited by Stephen R. Baird, Timothy E. Grimsrud & Ruth Rivard

The 2019 IP Book covers case law and developments in all major intellectual property areas. Its easy-to-read style makes it an ideal quick-reference tool that perfectly sums up the significant intellectual property law developments of 2018 to 2019.

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CHAPTER 1
The Supreme Court Yields a Bumper Crop of IP Decisions in 2019
Introduction; Trademarks; Copyrights; Patents
– Felicia J. Boyd

CHAPTER 2
Federal Circuit Year in Review 2018–19: A Year of Gilding all the Lilies
Introduction; Post-Grant – Can’t Stop this Train; Section 101 – More of the Same; Patent Disclosure – Can We See the Future?; What Is Prior Art?; Obviousness – More Important than Ever; Claim Construction – Still a Frequent Issue; Litigation – Another Grab Bag; Remedies; Looking Forward
– John A. Dragseth

CHAPTER 3
The Top 10 Federal District Court Patent Cases of 2018–19
Introduction; Top 10 Cases
– Aaron A. Myers; Niall A. MacLeod

CHAPTER 4
Decisions of Interest for PTAB Practitioners from 2018–19
Introduction: Pre-Institution Issues; Post-Institution Issues; Miscellaneous; Appendix A – Changes to Claim Construction Standard for Interpreting Claims in Trial Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board; Appendix B – Precedential Opinion Panel to Decide Issues of Exceptional Importance Involving Policy or Procedure; Appendix C – Board Announcement on Options for Claim Amendments by Patent Owner Through Reissue or Reexamination During a Pending AIA Trial Proceeding
– Timothy E. Bianchi

CHAPTER 5
Key Copyright Developments and Cases of 2018–19
Damages; Copyrightability; Registration; Indirect Infringement; Fair Use
– Calvin L. Litsey; Peter M. Routhier; Patrick C. Bottini

CHAPTER 6
Trade Secrets 2018–19: Key Developments and Takeaways
Introduction; The Supreme Court Reverses the Eighth Circuit and Expands Protection for Trade Secrets in Freedom of Information Act Context; The Waymo v. Uber Saga Provides Lessons; Other Autonomous Vehicle Litigation Heats Up; The Trend Toward Invalidating Employee Non-Solicitation Provisions in California; The Federal Government Receives Demands Regarding Non-Compete Agreements; China Strengthens Protections of Trade Secrets by Amending the Anti-Unfair Competition Law; The Fourth Circuit Offers Guidance on “Unclean Hands” from Social Media Monitoring; the Fifth Circuit Denies Attorney Fees After Plaintiff’s Dismissal without Prejudice; the Continued Evolution of Available Damages in Trade Secret Cases
– Randall E. Kahnke; Kerry L. Bundy; Stacie L. Linguist; Matthew E. Burkhart

CHAPTER 7
The Top Ten Trademark Decisions of 2018–19
Introduction; Top Trademark Decisions of 2018–19
– Timothy D. Sitzmann

CHAPTER 8
The Top 10 TTAB Decisions For 2018–19
Introduction; Top 10 TTAB Decisions
– Wesley D. Anderson; Bradley J. Walz

CHAPTER 9
Developments in European Intellectual Property Law 2018–19
Introduction; Patents; Trademarks; Copyright
– Huw Beverley-Smith; Jodi A. DeSchane; Ryan L. Duebner; Brian D. Lefort

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