Supreme Court and Federal Circuit Update: Significant Intellectual Property Decisions for 2016-2017

On July 11th, Matthew Molloy  and John Luken, both of  Dinsmore & Shohl, will discuss recent Supreme Court opinions pertaining to design patent damages (Apple v. Samsung), patent laches (SCA Hygiene v. First Quality Baby Prods), and patent infringement considerations when supplying components abroad (Lifetech v. Promega). Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will also discuss Supreme Court cases regarding international patent exhaustion (Lexmark v. Impression Prods) and patent venue (TC Heartland v. Kraft).

From the trademark side, Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will discuss the recent Supreme Court case pertaining to disparaging marks (Lee v. Tam).

From the copyright side, they will discuss the Supreme Court case pertaining to copyrights for useful articles (Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands).

For recent Federal Circuit cases, Mr. Molloy and Mr. Luken will discuss the continuing fall-out from the Supreme Court’s 35 U.S.C 101 decisions on patent eligibility for software and diagnostics.

This presentation will give specific insights and guidance for both litigators and prosecutors.


REGISTER HERE by noon, July 5, 2017.

*This event will take place at the Hampton Inn & Suites on Vine Street, which is just up the street from The Cincinnatian Hotel.  The event will be on the third floor in the Vine Street South Room.