Copyright Notices As Prima Facie Evidence Of Public Accessibility

Managing Intellectual Property Blog
December 2, 2016

Validity challenges under the AIA increasingly rely on non-traditional publications such as web-based publications and product brochures. Michael O’Neill of Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto discusses the extent to which the publication’s copyright notice, which often is the only evidence submitted to prove the date of publication, is adequate for the task.

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