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"Fuzzy" Software Patent Boundaries and High Claim Construction Reversal Rates

Shawn P. Miller

Bessen and Meurer theorize that a breakdown in notice of patent boundaries caused the patent litigation surge of the 1990s. They argue that a prime source of this breakdown was the proliferation of software patents with particularly uncertain scope. In this Article I seek evidence that software patent scope is more uncertain by extending the empirical literature on claim construction reversal... Read more about "Fuzzy" Software Patent Boundaries and High Claim Construction Reversal Rates

  • January 2, 2015
  • 17 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 809