Daniel J. Barsky of Shutts & Bowen LLP

Daniel J. Barsky of Shutts & Bowen LLP

Daniel Barsky is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Daniel has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Florida Super Lawyers. He regularly represents clients in commercial litigation, appellate, intellectual property, defamation, construction and real estate related litigation. Daniel is a registered patent attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is admitted to practice in Florida and Minnesota.

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Matal v. Tam – Disparaging Trademarks are Registrable

It is well known that the trademark laws of the United States differ substantially from the trademark laws of countries around the world.  The United States Supreme Court recently clarified that ‘offensive’ trademarks are registrable, further differentiating the United States from the majority the world. Morality Refusals Many jurisdictions have prohibitions against registration of marks … Continue Reading

Supreme Court Reverses Apple v. Samsung Design Patent Damages Award

On December 6, the Supreme Court reversed Apple’s $399 million patent infringement verdict against Samsung.  The decision – the first from the Supreme Court to interpret design patent damages since 1886 – arguably raises more questions than it answers. In a series of widely-publicized cases around the globe, Apple and Samsung have been battling over … Continue Reading