The Role Of Citation Analysis In Determining Patent Value
May 5, 2016, 1:19 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 5, 2016, 1:19 PM EDT) -- There is a misperception in the intellectual property world about the importance of forward citation analysis in determining patent value. Some claim that the number of forward citations for a specific patent can indicate a patent’s relevance and that more highly cited patents are more likely to be fundamental or important in some way. This begs the question: How do you define patent value?
There are many factors to consider in determining value. First it is important to know if patents are quality or legally defensible....
Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.