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Canva Launches New Suite of AI-Powered Design Tools

Plagiarism Today

The graphic design platform Canva has launched a dozen new AI-powered tools. The post Canva Launches New Suite of AI-Powered Design Tools appeared first on Plagiarism Today. But how well do they work and are they legal/ethical to use?

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Federal Circuit Overrules Rosen-Durling Test for Design Patent Obviousness

Patently-O

by Dennis Crouch In a highly anticipated en banc decision, the Federal Circuit has overruled the longstanding Rosen-Durling test for assessing obviousness of design patents. Rejecting the argument that KSR did not implicate design patent obviousness, the court reasoned that 35 U.S.C. § GM Global Tech. Operations LLC , No. at 15 (Fed.

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USPTO Adapts to CAFC’s New Guidelines: What Design Patent Examiners Need to Know

Patently-O

GM decision, the USPTO issued a memorandum to its examiners providing updated guidance and examination instructions in light of the court’s overturning of the long-standing Rosen-Durling test for determining obviousness of design patents. ” And, like the primary reference, any secondary references must also be analogous art.

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Design Patent Protection for Computer Generated Icons and Graphical User Interfaces

Intellectual Property Law Blog

One way to, at least partially, overcome this is to consider design patent protection for computer generated icons and certain aspects of the graphical user interface (GUI) elements of a computer program. Strategic use of design patents can be an important part of an overall patent strategy.

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Remembrance Day Poppies: Who Can Produce and Sell Them, including Designs Incorporating Them?

Hugh Stephens Blog

I slipped in my $5 donation (is that enough in these days … Continue reading "Remembrance Day Poppies: Who Can Produce and Sell Them, including Designs Incorporating Them?"

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Re-“Designing” a New Standard: The Federal Circuit Aligns Obviousness Test for Design and Utility Patents

JD Supra Law

In a considerable shift in the law, the Federal Circuit has discarded the long-standing test for determining whether a design patent is invalid as obvious, in favor of the more flexible obviousness test historically applied to utility patents.

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Danger Ahead? Graham and KSR Now Apply to Design Patents

JD Supra Law

On May 21, 2024, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an en banc opinion overruling the long-standing Rosen-Durling test for obviousness of design patents in favor of the analytical framework used for utility patents outlined in Graham v. John Deere Co. and KSR Int’l Co. Teleflex Inc. LKQ Corporation et al.