Intellectual Property Landscape: Cases and Trends to Follow in 2010
By Robert M. Masters and Brock S. Weber
In the coming year we anticipate a series of decisions that have the potential to impact intellectual property law and the way we advise our clients. This article highlights some of the cases pending and which we are watching as each presents an important intellectual property issue for decision. The article also addresses some of the more important court decisions from 2009 that will affect the intellectual property landscape in 2010 and beyond. Lastly, we take a look at a continuing trend in the intellectual property marketplace and some key legislation.