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ITEM #:  60098600   |   PUBLISHED:  SEPTEMBER 29, 2022

IP Book 2022

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

The 2022 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 the second half of 2021 to the first half of 2022.

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IP at the Supreme Court 2021–22
Introduction; Copyright Actions; Trademark and Trade Dress Actions; Patent; Trade Secrets
– Felicia J. Boyd 

Federal Circuit IP Decisions 2021–22
Introduction; Section 101; Section 102; Section 103; Section 112; Claim Construction; Post-Grant; Litigation; Damages; Trademark
– John A. Dragseth 

Top 10 Federal District Court Patent Cases 2021–22
Introduction; Top 10 Federal District Court Patent Cases
– Kevin Conneely & Nicholas S. Kuhlmann 

Decisions of Interest for PTAB Practitioners in 2021–22
Introduction; Interplay Between Ex Parte and Inter Partes Post-Grant Proceedings; Estoppel Post-SAS Institute; Applicant Admitted Prior Art Is Not Evidence that Stands on its Own for an IPR Ground; Developments in Fintiv Discretionary Denials; Appendix A – USPTO Memorandum: Updated Guidance on the Treatment of Statements of the Applicant in the Challenged Patent in Inter Partes Reviews Under § 311 (June 9, 2022); Appendix B – USPTO Memorandum: Interim Procedure for Discretionary Denials in AIA Post-Grant Proceedings with Parallel District Court Litigation (June 22, 2022)
– Timothy E. Bianchi & Steven Reitenour 

Copyright Update 2021–22
Introduction; Updates; Cases of Interest; Be in the Know
– Ruth A. Rivard 

Trade Secrets: Key Developments and Takeaways 2021–22
Introduction; Third Circuit Clarified Standard for Pleading Use of a Trade Secret Under Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act; Seventh Circuit Explained Certain Aspects of Same Product May Be Subject to Trade Secret Protection Even if Product Itself Is Patented; Eastern District of Texas Ruled Entry of a Preliminary Injunction Does Not Stop Accrual of Damages; Ninth Circuit Reversed a $60 Million Verdict Based on Key Nondisclosure Agreement Language; Third Circuit Vacated a Preliminary Injunction that Failed to Specifically Identify What Information Was Trade Secret; Sixth Circuit Affirmed Award of Attorney’s Fees for Bringing a Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim in Bad Faith; Second Circuit Provided Guidance on “Reasonable Measures” to Protect the Secrecy of Software Licenses; Federal Circuit Found Prior Publication Was Not Dispositive of Trade Secret Status; Third and Eleventh Circuits Rejected Injunctions that Barred Defendants from Entire Industries; Multiple Courts Addressed the Statute of Limitations in Trade Secrets Matters
– Kerry L. Bundy, Randall E. Kahnke, Lauren W. Linderman & Matthew Burkhardt

Key Trademark Decisions of 2021–22
Hermès International v. Rothschild, No. 22-CV-384, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89799, __ F. Supp. 3d __ (S.D.N.Y. May 18, 2022); In re Elster, 26 F.4th 1328 (Fed. Cir. 2022); Bluetooth SIG Inc. v. FCA US LLC, 30 F.4th 870 (9th Cir. 2022); A.I.G. Agency, Inc. v. American International Group, Inc., 33 F.4th 1031 (8th Cir. 2022); AK Futures LLC v. Boyd St. Distro, LLC, 35 F.4th 682 (9th Cir. 2022); Lodestar Anstalt v. Bacardi & Company Ltd., 31 F.4th 1228 (9th Cir. 2022); Motus, LLC v. CarData Consultants, Inc., 23 F.4th 115 (1st Cir. 2022)
– Timothy D. Sitzmann & Megan M. Miller 

Trademark Modernization Act Updates
Background Regarding the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020; The Trademark Modernization Act’s New Procedures; Trademark Modernization Act’s Changes to Existing Procedures; The Presumption of Irreparable Harm; Conclusion
– Tiffany A. Blofield & Molly R. Littman 

Trademark Failure to Function Update
Introduction; Failure-to-Function Cases; Conclusion
– Stephen R. Baird & Draeke H. Weseman 

Select Comfort v. Baxter: The 8th Circuit Gets Comfortable with Initial-Interest Confusion
Introduction; Summary of Select Comfort v. Baxter; Initial-Interest Confusion in the Circuits; Initial-Interest Confusion on the Internet; Recent Decisions Regarding Initial-Interest Confusion Online
– Molly R. Littman 

Top 10 TTAB Decisions of 2021–22
Introduction; Top 10 TTAB Cases of 2021–22
– Bradley J. Walz & Wesley D. Anderson 

Developments in European Intellectual Property Law 2021–22
Introduction; The European Union Data Act and Plans for a Single Digital Market; The United Kingdom’s National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and Its Impact on IP Rights; Recent Trademark Cases
– Huw Beverley-Smith, Jodi A. DeSchane & Paige Izquierdo

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