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    Jeff Vockrodt Article on IPR for Design Patents Published in Law360

    April 13, 2016

    Arent Fox Intellectual Property Partner Jeff B. Vockrodt penned a recent article published in Law360 on the elevated importance of design patents in recent years and inter partes reviews. The Supreme Court of the United States’ decision to grant certiorari in the Samsung v. Apple case will determine the standard for damages in design patent cases. The outcome will help parties litigating design patent issues determine the best course to take and venue.

    “If the Supreme Court upholds the current standard for damages in design patent cases, we may see an uptick in litigation and post-grant challenges for design patents,” Jeff wrote.

    Click here to read the full article.