Patent litigation precaution method: analyzing characteristics of US litigated and non-litigated patents from 1976 to 2010

@article{Su2012PatentLP,
  title={Patent litigation precaution method: analyzing characteristics of US litigated and non-litigated patents from 1976 to 2010},
  author={Hsin-Ning Su and Carey Ming-Li Chen and Pei-Chun Lee},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={92},
  pages={181-195}
}
This study aims to propose an early precaution method which allows predicting probability of patent infringement as well as evaluating patent value. To obtain the purposes, a large-scale analysis on both litigated patents and non-litigated patents issued between 1976 and 2010 by USPTO are conducted. The holistic scale analysis on the two types of patents (3,878,852 non-litigated patents and 31,992 litigated patents in total) issued by USPTO from 1976 to 2010 has not been conducted in… CONTINUE READING
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