Long Patent Claims are bad right? | Thompson Patent Law | Austin, TX

LQP Ask The Patent attorney: LONG PATENT CLAIMS ARE BAD, RIGHT?


Summary: Craige lays out how a ruler is the wrong measuring stick for claims. 

Many sophisticated patent clients have learned from other patent attorneys that long claims are bad and short claims are good. Craige explodes this fallacy with case studies about how a long claim can be ideal or a raw deal, depending on its structure. Craige exposes the secret ingredient that is essential for every claim, irrespective of its word count.


Did you know that just characterizing the prior art negatively could narrow your claim scope in a way you didn't even mention in the patent? It's true! Find out more on the LQP PatentCast

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Lois Tollefson

Craige and his office were a valuable tool for me while getting a patent

Craige and his office were a valuable tool for me while getting a patent. I was advised on decisions making, and when the decisions were made, he was right there to put it together for me. Thank you.