Written by: Matt Hulihan for the Daily Record
Donald Trump became the president-elect of the United States on November 8, 2016. The switch in Presidential party affiliation and resulting shift in upper-tier government personnel will have significant implications on many areas of the law. The non-existent political track record of Trump compounds the mystery of what these implications will be.
Issues surrounding intellectual property (IP) law and policy were not even remotely central to candidate campaigns but there are questions about what effects the Trump presidency will have on patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other forms of intellectual property.