In this issue, scholars and practitioners from across the world present on a variety of issues, including trademark law, design protection, and open-source licensing. Dr. Vikrant Vasudeva discusses open-source software licensing and intellectual property rights. Irina Pak of the BPP Law School in the U.K. presents an essay on the evolution of European trademark rights. Professor Estelle Derclaye of the University of Nottingham, U.K., discusses design rights decisions and the future of design rights in the U.K. Professor Alexandra Roberts of the University of New Hampshire in Concord examines the effect of trademark law on the name change of educational institutions. Professor Sarah Burstein of the University of Oklahoma College of Law examines copyright protection of designs. Professor Jason Rantanen of the University of Iowa College of Law presents a discussion on inequitable conduct in patent suits. Camilla Hrdy of Berkeley Law considers in discussion state patent regimes as an alternative for inventors who disagree with the current patent system in the United States. Dean Timothy Holbrook of Emory University School of Law examines the interest of the Supreme Court in patent law.
Jason M. S. Goodman
Natalie C. Jones
Alex F. Lewis
Jennifer M. Fujawa
Francesa M. Cardillo
Kassandra M. Officer
Kevin E. Domanico
- A Decade of Registered and Unregistered Design Rights Decisions in the UK: What Conclusions Can We Draw for the Future of Both Types of Rights? by Estelle Derclaye, University of Notthingham, U.K.
- Dissenting State Patent Regimes by Camilla A. Hrdy, Berkeley Law
- Explaining the Supreme Court’s Interest in Patent Law by Timothy R. Holbrook, Emory University School of Law
- Goodwill U: School Name Change & Trademark Law by Alexandra J. Roberts, University of New Hampshire (Concord)
- Not (Necessarily) Narrower: Rethinking the Relative Scope of Copyright Protection for Designs by Sarah Burstein, University of Oklahoma (Norman Campus)
- Recalibrating Our Empirical Understanding of Inequitable Conduct by Jason Rantanen, University of Iowa College of Law
- The Expansion of Trademark Rights in Europe by Irina Pak, BPP Law School, U.K.
- The Granting Clause and Intellectual Property Rights Management in Open-Source Software Licensing by Vikrant N. Vasudeva, George Washington University (Washington, D.C.)