Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Related State Doctrines
(8 Revised edition)
Part of the University casebook series series
The 8th Edition of Goldstein & Reese, Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Related State Doctrines brings the coverage of all these fields up to date with new principal cases and notes.
Among the changes are:New note materials on the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016Trademark:Added note on how to evaluate the distinctiveness of nonverbal marksUpdated discussion of Pro-Football v.
Blackhorse and the Federal Circuit's en banc decision that the bar on registering disparaging marks is unconstitutionalUpdated case law on dilutionAdded note on the Ninth Circuit's use of the Rogers v.
Grimaldi test in trademark claims involving expressive worksUpdated case law on likelihood of confusionUpdated case law on trademark infringement and online search resultsPatent:Added note on new Supreme Court case on the definiteness requirementAdded substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on inducement liabilityAdded substantial new note material on new Supreme Court cases on awards of attorney's fees and enhanced damagesUpdated discussion of Brulotte v.
Thys to reflect Supreme Court adherence to the decisionAdded discussion of new Supreme Court case on appellate review of claim constructionCopyright:Added new background on registration processAdded new principal case-UMG v.
Augusto-and notes, including Kirtsaeng, on distribution rightAdded ABC v.
Aereo as principal caseAdded Bill Graham Archives v.
Dorling Kindersley as principal case, along with new note material on the expansion of transformative useSoftware Protection:Completely revamped section on patent protection for software-related inventions, centering on the Supreme Court's Alice decision and including the USPTO's 2014 Interim Guidelines on Patent Subject Matter EligibilityIndustrial Design:Added Apple v.
Samsung as principal case on both design patent and trade dress protection