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.

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