The landmark case Apple v. Samsung marked the first time that a U.S. court has considered infringement of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) design patent and may be indicative of the future design patent landscape. In this video, Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., gives her predictions for the future of GUIs and the issues surrounding their patentability. As smart phone apps and digital displays on consumer products continue to proliferate, she foresees more See more +
The landmark case Apple v. Samsung marked the first time that a U.S. court has considered infringement of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) design patent and may be indicative of the future design patent landscape. In this video, Tracy-Gene G. Durkin, director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C., gives her predictions for the future of GUIs and the issues surrounding their patentability. As smart phone apps and digital displays on consumer products continue to proliferate, she foresees more litigation involving GUI design patents. See less -

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Topics:  Apple, Apple v Samsung, Design Patent, Digital Goods, Graphical User Interface, Patents, Smartphones

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