Christopher V. Carani and Dunstan H. Barnes Author Bloomberg Law Article “Federal Circuit Should Spurn Appeal to Scrap Design Patent Test”


The framework for assessing the obviousness of design patents is at risk. With the Federal Circuit oral arguments slated for Feb. 5, Chris and Dunstan highlight the wisdom of the current Rosen-Durling framework in this article. The two provide background, context, and examples urging the Federal Circuit to uphold the current framework, detailing its over 40 years of success.

Read the article here.