Developing a Global Patent Portfolio
Agatha H. Liu
Hickman Palermo Becker Bingham LLP
This article provides guidance on developing a global portfolio of patents or other forms of protection for your clients’ inventions. The article first describes the significance of global invention protection. Next, the article reviews key factors to consider when pursuing invention protection on a global scale and shows how evaluating each key factor helps improve the drafting and prosecution of an application for patents or other forms of protection in individual jurisdictions. Finally, the article presents a summary of practice tips for a patent practitioner.
GLOBAL INVENTION PROTECTION