I have yet to finish my predictions for the top ten trends in IP law for 2003.  Reviewing my partial list of the first five trends from this past January, I note with satisfaction the accuracy of my prediction that the Eldred and Mosely cases would be decided. 

My fifth prediction, namely that we will see an erosion of the power of Western brands (or at least more competition for Western brands motivated by political or social considerations), may be illustrated by this article on the RAZANNE doll, sold by a Michigan firm and positioned as a Muslim alternative to the BARBIE doll.