- Civil Procedure
- Design Law
- Art & Cultural Heritage Law
- Intellectual Property
|2004 ‐ 2007||J.D., University of Chicago, Law School|
|2000 ‐ 2004||B.A., Iowa State University|
Contributions to Books (1)
Moving Beyond the Standard Criticisms of Design Patents Stanford Technology Law Review (2013)
The U.S. design patent system has been widely criticized. Certain arguments against design patents have been made so often--and accepted so uncritically--that one might believe that the case against design patents was overwhelming and that ...
Works in Progress (1)
The "Article of Manufacture" in 1887 (forthcoming 2017) Work-in-Progress (2017)
One of the most important questions in contemporary design patent law is how to interpret the phrase “article of manufacture” in 35 U.S.C. § 289. While there has been much discussion about what Congress intended when ...
Selected Additional Writing (10)
Apple, Samsung & Design Patent Claim Construction PatentlyO (2016)
In its recently-filed cert petition, Samsung makes some particularly interesting arguments about design patent claim construction. Specifically, Samsung argues “that district courts have a duty to construe [design] patent claims and eliminate unprotected features” under ...