High-Volume Patent Procurement May Cost More

Law360, New York (January 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Though many companies approach patent procurement with a focus on quantity, rather than quality, a new study has shown that a low-cost, high-volume strategy often ends up costing a company far more than anticipated.

The study, completed by Morgan Lewis & Bockius attorneys Craig Opperman and Carina Tan, reveals that companies hoping to beef up their patent portfolios often seek out numerous patents that can be obtained for a lower cost, ostensibly to obtain more patents for less money.

But Opperman and Tan have proven that...
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