Trade Dress Protection 2d. William E. Levin. Thomson Reuters. 2 Volumes. Looseleaf format. Current through Release 8/October 2016. Ex-private law library with location labels to foot of spines, else very good. Publisher's Price USD 769. Special $95. * Trade Dress Protection discusses the practical aspects of litigating trade dress, both from the trade dress owner's and the defendant's or competitor's standpoints. Topics include: Utilitarian and aesthetic functionality; Generic trade dress; The effect of "incontestable" trade dress registrations; The latest Lanham Act amendments and their retroactivity; Trade dress in particular industries, such as automotive and pharmaceutical; Insurance coverage and defense for trade dress lawsuits or claims; The approach of the USPTO; Views of the United States Customs and the International Trade Commission; Protection of colors as trade dress; The importance of image advertising in trade dress cases; Registration of trade dress on the federal and state level; The likelihood of confusion in trade dress cases; The effect of relevant Supreme Court decisions. Features of this title include: Search queries for trade dress cases and expert filings, providing a helpful starting point for research; Illustrations throughout the text and appendices that help you understand the fine distinctions made by court rulings; Numerous practical tips and advice on how to actually handle and win trade dress cases; Practice forms from actual trade dress cases, including samples of trade dress.
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