IP OnTrial

Spring 2008

In this issue . . .Stent Patents, HD TV and NARB Appeals

  • Our lead article discusses our success in overcoming an "obviousness" defense in two widely-celebrated patent suits involving the stent device used in heart surgery.
  • The second article discusses a breakthrough decision by the Second Circuit in a false advertising case involving the relative quality of HD broadcasts by DIRECTV as compared to cable providers (see p. 3).
  • Our final article explores the role of the National Advertising Review Board ("NARB") in appeals from the NAD, including our success in two significant NARB cases (see page 5).

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