Insurance Coverage For IP Claims: 2013’s Key Decisions

Law360, New York (January 17, 2014, 11:49 AM EST) -- ​As policyholders look back at the insurance coverage landscape of 2013, a major takeaway point is that the courts continue to debunk the myth that there is no coverage for intellectual property claims under the advertising injury coverage of commercial general liability policies. Most CGL policies contain coverage for injuries arising out of “the use of another’s advertising idea in your advertisement” and “infringing upon another’s copyright, trade dress, or slogan in your advertisement.” Some current CGL policies still include coverage for infringement of title, although...
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