By Thomas Perkins, Nerac Analyst
Originally Published: January 19th, 2015
We live in a very litigious business world, with many of the lawsuits in the form of patent infringement. The seemingly never-ending Apple-Samsung dispute is not unique – it is estimated that 2000-3000 patent infringement actions are initiated each year. Many individuals and companies obtain patents to gain exclusivity in their respective market places. The problem arises because many times patents are written in broad language that might be subject to interpretation.
- 47By Stephenie Smulligan-Maldanis, M.S., Nerac Analyst, Originally Published: May 25th, 2015 What patent covers this product? When does the patent expire? What is the assignee history? The answers to these and related questions are often critical parts of making business decisions and are also questions often posed to Nerac analysts.
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