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Intellectual Property Litigation: Federal Circuit Addresses Weighty Constitutional Issues
January 19, 2016 download PDF
Litigation partner Lew Clayton's Intellectual Property Litigation column appeared in the January 13 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, "Federal Circuit Addresses Weighty Constitutional Issues," reviews recent decisions that invalidated the Lanham Act's preclusion of disparaging marks; held that the International Trade Commission lacks jurisdiction over cases involving "intangible" goods; confirmed the constitutionality of the inter partes review provisions of the America Invents Act; and defined the scope of infringement liability for products manufactured abroad. Litigation associate Sana Chaudhry assisted in the preparation of this article.