US Patent Practice Drifting Toward Approach Prevalent Abroad

Law360, New York (February 17, 2017, 12:01 PM EST) -- Gurneet Singh

Harold Laidlaw This article begins by summarizing the problem-solution approach to patent drafting and examination prevalent in many major economies outside the U.S., and then elaborates on how various recent decisions by the federal courts encourage U.S. patent prosecutors to adopt such an approach. We conclude with a discussion of the key implications of those decisions for patent drafters.

The Problem-Solution Approach in Major Economies Outside the U.S.

This section discusses the problem-solution approach to patent drafting and examination adopted in Europe, Australia, China...
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