|Present||Professor of Law, University of Oklahoma College of Law|
- 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|
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 ...
Selected Additional Writing (11)
Microsoft, Corel, and the "Article of Manufacture" Patently-O (2018)
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 ...
Apple, Samsung & Design Patent Claim Construction Patently-O (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 ...