Raise The Standard Of Care In Prior Art Research

Law360, New York (May 06, 2013, 12:56 PM ET) -- As the cost of patent litigation and the size of patent verdicts continues to skyrocket, pressure is mounting on in-house counsel and law firms to step up their game in searching for the prior art that can either make or break a large investment in patent protection.

Nothing highlights this fact better than the malpractice suit filed last month by tax software developer PTP Oneclick against patent law firm Katten Muchin & Rosenman LLP in Illinois court. According to Law360, the software developer claimed the law...
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