Q&A With Kelley Drye's William R. Golden, Jr.

Law360, New York (October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Recent PTO rule changes are contrary to the letter and spirit of the patent laws and the Constitution, says Kelley Drye's William R. Golden, Jr. in our series of chats with high-profile IP lawyers.

Q.What’s the most challenging IP case you’ve worked on, and why?

A. The most challenging matter has been representing Bacardi in its long-running dispute with Cuba and Pernod over the rights to the U.S. Havana Club rum trademark.

In the early 1990s, Pernod entered a joint venture with Cuba to exploit the...
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