Christopher V. Carani Quoted in Article “Juul Seeking Broad Order to Exclude Look-Alike E-Cigarettes”

07.23.20’s Scott Graham reports on Juul’s efforts to assert design patents at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on its e-cigarette replacement pods against more than 40 manufacturers and distributors. McAndrews’ Christopher Carani shares his thoughts on the legal battle, including the key legal issues of functionality and scope of protection. He highlights similar, well-known design patent litigation cases involving Crocs, Ford, and Jeep. Read the article here. (Subscription may be required.)