Upcoming Webinars

Design Patents and Defining the Article of Manufacture: An Expert Witness Plays Devil’s Advocate

Program Description:

On February 21, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with intellectual property expert Joel Delman, presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, Design Patents and Defining the Article of Manufacture: An Expert Witness Plays Devil’s Advocate, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Joel discussed:

  • Definition of an “Article of Manufacture (AOM)”
  • Why this is a critical matter for design patent litigation
  • History of Apple v. Samsung
  • Why AOM has become such a controversial issue
  • Understanding the test for AOM and how it is applied
  • Ways to address the test for AOM in litigation
  • Current state of the law with respect to AOM

About the Expert:

Formerly a corporate and intellectual property lawyer, Joel has spent the past 24 years guiding innovation through strategic product design. From toys to complex medical devices, he has helped hundreds of clients bridge the elusive gap between creative insight and commercial success, and his experience offers a unique understanding of the business side of creativity. Though he is no longer an attorney, Joel advises on all aspects of the protection and monetization of intellectual property, and provides litigation support and serves as expert witness in disputes involving design patent infringement, trade dress and associated intellectual property matters.

Tasa ID12748

Documents to download


Let Us Find Your Expert 

Note: This form is to be completed by legal and insurance professionals ONLY. If you are a party in a case that requires an expert witness, please have your attorney contact TASA at 800-523-2319.