The eye of the beholder: What exactly do people think of when they hear the term ‘patent quality’?

Russell Binns, CEO of AST explains in the April print edition of IAM that patent quality is separate from patent value and invention quality. He says “it means a clearly valid patent and a patent that clearly defines the scope of what would represent infringement of that patent. If patents are drafted more clearly, in my mind, that means you have a higher-quality patent, which means fewer disputes and patents that are more easily transacted.” Read Article (Full article available to IAM subscribers)