Efficient Patent Litigation Through Smart Claim Construction Strategies
Patent prosecution is a specialized area of law that requires technical expertise and admission to the patent bar. A knowledgeable patent attorney can strategically frame the claims and the patent prosecution history to set the narrative of your patent litigation long before a complaint is filed.
The claim construction process typically occurs early and can resolve a case in its entirety. For instance, if a court decides the word “table” means a flat surface with four legs, and the allegedly infringing table has three legs, the case is probably over. Years of costly litigation can be avoided, both in terms of financial resources as well as time and effort expended in responding to discovery requests, preparing for trial, and the like.
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