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September/October
2012
Volume XLV Number 5

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Features

Intellectual Property

4

The America Invents Act: USPTO Implementation-Inter Partes and Post-Grant Review
By D. Christopher Ohly

12

Patent Trolls and the High Cost of Litigation to Business and Start-ups - A Myth?
By Jaconda Wagner

20

Total Concept and Feel: A Doctrine Running Amok?
By Mitchell J. Rotbert

26

What Does “Public Domain” Mean After the U .S. Supreme Court’s Decision in Golan v. Holder?
By Beverly E. Hjorth and Lin J. Hymel

32

Survey: Use of Third-Party Trademarks in Metatags and Keywords
By Jeffrey Fabian

38

The Most Significant Practical Effects of the America Invents Act (AIA) for Business Owners & Transactional Attorneys
By J. Andrew McKinney, Jr.

46

“Linsanity” and the Trademark Rights of Individuals
By Jessica M. Boddy

 

 

Departments


 
Whether Lawyer Referral Arrangement is Permissible Under Rules

52

 

 
Waiving the Attorney Client Privilege 54
   

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