I read a while back that one's goal should be a patent that is a method, a system and a means (I don't quite know what a means is). Is this actually a good goal? I also read that all the steps of a ...
I have heard that in order to infringe a method claim, the infringer has to do all of the steps of the method. But what if I have a method A, and it has 5 steps, but in order to do A better someone ...
Software patents could be described in claims as methods or as systems. One cannot claim damages for infringement of METHODS until the method is used (e.g. when the software is run). But, one can ...
Can I include a "method and apparatus claim" for a patent filed in the UK? I'm developing a system that uses augmented reality in novel ways. All the patent prior art that I can find involves method ...