Supreme Court IP Recap: Copyrights & Trademarks

By Bill Donahue (July 2, 2019, 5:01 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court didn't issue any landmark trademark or copyright rulings this term, but bigger decisions could be coming in the year ahead.

With a decision that dealt primarily with bankruptcy law, an unsurprising First Amendment ruling and two minor copyright decisions on statutory interpretation, nobody is characterizing the high court's October 2018 term as an intellectual property blockbuster.

But as several interesting cases are already on the court's docket — and one giant case potentially looming — the next term could see the court issue rulings that have a far larger impact.


In May, the high court issued...

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