A great deal has happened in the ten years since I last attempted a brief overview of this area of law. Now, as then, not much depth is possible, but the volume of more-or-less related material makes a brief overview all the more useful.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Field, Thomas G. Jr, "Brief Survey of and Proposal for Better Reconciliation of the Options in Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Related Law" (1985). Pierce Law Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 26.