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Archived updates for Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Maintain Broad Pending Claims toThwart Design-Arounds

"An applicant may want to leave broad claims pending in an application to delay competitors from trying to design around the claims. Applicants may also consider filing continuation applications in order to have claims pending in case a competitor has tried to design around the patent." -- January 6, 2005 PLI All Star Briefing discussing the impact of public access to pending patent applications.
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