McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP partner Joseph Herndon and patent agent Alexander Georges co-authored an article entitled, “Be Cautious With ‘Adapted To’ And ‘Configured To’ In Claims” that appears in the June 26, 2014 online edition of Law360.com. Patent claim drafting is a challenging exercise that requires balancing potential infringement of the claim against the prior art. A patent practitioner may easily draft a claim of very narrow scope, but if such claim has a low likelihood of being infringed, the value of the claim is extremely diminished. View the article (subscription required)
Note: this article originally appeared in the MBHB Spring 2014 edition of snippets publication.