Top Reasons for Applying for a Software Patent

Top reasons for applying for a software patent include: 1) you want to signal to potential investors/partners that you are serious about your efforts and have something unique enough to protect via patent; 2) you will need defensive patents to even the playing field against your competitors; and 3) your business model depends on licensing Read more about Top Reasons for Applying for a Software Patent[…]

How Patent Claims Make or Break Patents – Yours and Your Competitors’

If you’ve been an inventor on a patent or read a patent, you know how long and detailed the technical description (called the “specification”) in the patent can be, and how much work goes into writing it. ¬†As important as the specification is, it is the patent¬†claims that define the legal protection provided by the Read more about How Patent Claims Make or Break Patents – Yours and Your Competitors’[…]

Anatomy of a Successful Software Patent

Obtaining a valuable, strong, defensible, successful software patent requires not just knowledge of patent law and computer technology, but also extensive experience in how to draft every section of a patent application to maximize the likelihood that it will be granted, the ability to enforce it against competitors, and its strength in withstanding challenges to Read more about Anatomy of a Successful Software Patent[…]