Bright Ideas (Intellectual Property Law Section Publication)

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  • About this Publication

    The Intellectual Property Law Section Publication (Bright Ideas) features peer-written, substantive articles about current issues in intellectual property law, including patents, copyrights and trademarks. Also included are recent cases and updates on Section programs and events. Edited by Jonathan Bloom, Bright Ideas is published three times per year by the Intellectual Property Law Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    Bright Ideas is published as a benefit for members of the Intellectual Property Law Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this publication is strictly prohibited without permission.
    © New York State Bar Association. All rights reserved. ISSN 1530-3934 (print)   ISSN 1933-8392 (online)

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Winter 2015

    Message from the Chair
    (Charles Weigell)

    Navigating the Intellectual Property Landscape: A Primer for New Businesses and Businesses Readying a New Product/Service Launch
    (Joel J. Felber and Yuval H. Marcus)

    Acquired Distinctiveness of Trademarks in the United States
    (Matthew D. Asbell)

    Debating Designs: Varsity Brands and Intellectual Property Protection for Fashion Designs
    (Craig B. Whitney and Rachel Kronman)

    JVC v. Nero’s Strategic Retreat From the Precipice of Patent Exhaustion
    (Gino Cheng)

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