Defendants hoping to make battle in a more favorable location are best advised to know where they are most vulnerable in advance of conflict.
At this point, whether or not Kawhi Leonard will be able to claw back his logo from Nike is unknown.
Working to change public perception of the company while positioning it as a responsible innovator seems like a good investment of resources for Huawei.
Watch out, because defendants know that patentees will do everything they can to dodge the PTAB.
It is more important than ever for IP lawyers to keep up with changes in the law around the increasingly valuable assets that are design patents.
IP lawyers should be careful about turning off their natural skepticism when counseling clients dealing with inventors, especially where the inventor makes grandiose claims.