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Microsoft, Corel, and the "Article of Manufacture"
Patently-O (2018)
  • Sarah Burstein
Abstract
A district judge recently issued a decision that—if affirmed by the Federal Circuit—could have major implications for design patent law and policy. Microsoft accused Corel of infringing five utility patents and four design patents. The four design patents all claimed designs for particular elements of the Microsoft Office graphical user interface (GUI).
Keywords
  • design patents,
  • utility patents,
  • Microsoft,
  • Corel,
  • GUI,
  • infringement,
  • user interface
Publication Date
May 16, 2018
Citation Information
Sarah Burstein. "Microsoft, Corel, and the "Article of Manufacture"" Patently-O (2018)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sarah_burstein/41/