Intellectual Property Outlook for 2011
By Robert M. Masters & Brock S. Weber
In the coming year we anticipate, as we have in the past few years, a series of decisions that have great 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 monitoring, as each presents an important intellectual property issue for decision. The article also addresses other important court decisions from 2010 that will affect the intellectual property landscape in 2011 and beyond. Lastly, we take a look at a continuing trend in the intellectual property marketplace and some key legislation.