Catherine M. Clayton, Andrew MacArthur and Bill Hector of Gibbons write that to stop would-be imitators from wholesale copying and riding on the innovators' coattails, it is critical for IP owners to seek the appropriate type of protection for various aspects of their products, considering carefully the differences between utility and design patents and trademarks, trade dress and copyright protection.
Secure Enforceable IP Rights for Product Designs
New York Law Journal
January 14, 2013
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