Multi-National Patent Portfolios

Law360, New York (April 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Modern businesses use international resources to develop, manufacture and sell new products and processes. Scientists and engineers in places like India, the United States, Japan, Korea and Europe often collaborate to bring new products to a global market.

The proprietary technology developed from that collaboration must be protected against counterfeiting to protect the investment in that development and encourage further developments. Thus, in today’s global marketplace, an integral part of a company’s overall business strategy is to obtain multi-national patent protection. The protection sought might be...
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