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Myers Dill

is an Associate in Husch Blackwell LLP‘s LLP’s St. Louis office and belongs to the firm’s Technology, Manufacturing & Transportation industry group. He assists clients in protecting their valuable assets by preparing and prosecuting patent applications, conducting freedom to operate and patentability searches and providing litigation support. Utilizing his degree in biomedical engineering and his experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Myers works with clients of varying sizes in a range of technology areas, including medical devices, consumer products and control systems. Myers further protects his clients’ business-critical assets by securing and defending their existing or desired trademarks.

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Recent Articles by Myers Dill

For Design Patent Owners (and Alleged Infringers), The Third Time is Not a Charm

Ultimately, the jury’s large damage award might not be the lasting storyline of this case. Apple’s “victory” here shows that well-crafted design patents can offer broad protections against even slight infringements by competitors, and that a well-written design patent and a well-argued case can provide tremendous benefits to the patent owners. Given the relatively inexpensive design patent process and what will only be continued speculation as to how these damages should be calculated, a design patent remains a great defense in the face of even limited infringement by market competitors.