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Trade dress and design law

Graeme B. Dinwoodie

Trade dress and design law

by Graeme B. Dinwoodie

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Published by Aspen Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design protection -- United States,
  • Trademarks -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Actions and defenses -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGraeme B. Dinwoodie, Mark D. Janis.
    ContributionsJanis, Mark D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3086 .D56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24099655M
    ISBN 109780735568327
    LC Control Number2010010762
    OCLC/WorldCa184824641

    Levi’s, like almost every clothing trade dress, started as an ornamental design, but over the years, the trade dress acquired distinctiveness through the massive success and recognition of Levi’s products. Proving acquired distinctiveness is not easy – the more common a design, the more difficult it will be to prove acquired distinctiveness. Trade Dress: A product's physical appearance, including its size, shape, color, design, and texture. In addition to a product's physical appearance, trade dress may also refer to the manner in which a product is packaged, wrapped, labeled, presented, promoted, or advertised, including the use of distinctive graphics, configurations, and.

    Trade dress is a legal term of art that generally refers to characteristics of the visual appearance of a product or its packaging (or even the design of a building) that signify the source of the product to consumers. Trade dress is a form of intellectual property. 2 United Kingdom. 3 United States. Statutory source. Formal registration. However, unlike traditional trademark law that protects words or logos, trade dress law protects the total packaging and design of a product. An important case is that of Walmart stores v Samara Brothers(), where the trade dress of Samara Brothers Inc. consisted of a line of spring/summer one piece seersucker outfits decorated with flowers.

    Trade dress may include "features such as size, shape, color or color combinations, texture, graphics, or even particular sales techniques." John J. Harland Co. v. Clarke Checks, Inc., F.2d , (11th Cir. ). Trade dress creates a visual impression which functions like a word trademark. II. Legal Avenues to Protect Trade Dress A. Federal Registration Trade dress can be registered as a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("PTO") if the trade dress is: 1) inherently distinctive or has acquired secondary meaning; and 2) is non-functional. n17 These elements are further discussed below.


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Building on their well-received casebook, Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy, the authors present Trade Dress and Design Law, the first student text to offer an integrated treatment of the forms of intellectual property protection available for trade dress and designs.

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A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or design, or a combination thereof, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods from one person or entity, from those of another.

requires a showing of secondary meaning for trade dress protection. –In cases where it is difficult to determine whether trade dress is product-packaging type or product-design type, courts should err on the side of caution and classify trade dress as product Size: 2MB. Book Trade Dress and Design Law (with M.

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Trade Dress and Design Law (Aspen. Trade dress is sometimes considered product design. Trade dress law can sometimes protect the design configuration and shape of the product itself, although in some cases obtaining a design patent may be more appropriate than using trade dress protection.

Trade dress can be protected through common law rights. Developing and Protecting Trade Dress: Leveraging Trademark Law to Protect the Look and Feel of Product Design Today’s faculty features: TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, Christopher V. Carani, Shareholder, McAndrews Held & Malloy, Chicago Tamara A.

Miller, Partner, Leydig Voit & File Size: 6MB. When Trade Dress Is Protectable. Trade dress is governed by the same set of laws that protects unregistered trademarks. Like a traditional trademark, trade dress is a form of commercial shorthand that provides a "source-associating cue" for the unthinking purchaser.

Trade dress protection under trademark and unfair competition law and design patent protection are available to eligible designs. While the standards for protectability and validity differ between the two bodies of law, they often can—and do—protect the same subject matter.

and provided using trade dress, i.e., the distinctive design or packaging of a product, methods of present-ing services, or both to the public. Trade dress usually involves the appearance and image con-veyed with the product or service itself, including size, color, shape, graphics, and marketing techniques.

Despite its nebu. connection with the book TRADE DRESS AND DESIGN LAW (Aspen ). It includes cases decided through August The law on designs in Europe, particularly under the Community Design system, has evolved significantly since Thus, the Chapter of the.

In recent years, trademark law has expanded to protect other aspects of a product, such as its color, packaging or design, under trade dress. More specifically, trade dress protects the visual characteristics of a product as long as those characteristics signify the source of the product to consumers and are not functional.

PREFACE This Supplement is intended for use in connection with the book TRADE DRESS AND. DESIGN LAW (Aspen ). It includes cases decided through August Trade dress and design law has been the subject of extraordinary developments in the past four years, especially in U.S.

design patent law. Trade dress consists of all the various elements that are used to promote a product or service. For a product, trade dress may be the packaging, the attendant displays, and even the configuration of the product itself.

For a service, it may be the decor or environment in which a. Wal-Mart then renewed a motion for judgment as a matter of law, claiming, inter alia, that there was insufficient evidence to support a conclusion that Samara’s clothing designs could be legally protected as distinctive trade dress for purposes of §43 (a).

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Whether or not you’re excited about protecting your IP, not screwing upFile Size: 3MB.Dinwoodie, G. B. and Janis, M. D. Trade dress and design law - Aspen Publishers - New York.The cover design is courtesy of the graphic designer, Sean Bacon. Dag Hammarskjöld. Book Three Chapter XIII.

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