S+B - December 12, 2017
What has Design to do with Patents and Innovation? EVERYTHING.
A patent designed to support the innovators’ needs and vision will have innovative power in itself and will become engine of growth for the innovators’ R&D and business.
Principles of Patent Design
Do not take the invention and the innovator for granted. Be aware that you need to learn and unlearn before drafting. Make room for the innovator’s vision.
Sharpen Your Insight
Use your knowledge to gain an accurate and deep understanding of the invention and the innovator. Understand what features are key to their inner workings and objectives.
Build a patent frame which operates on the invention’s and innovator’s key features to maximize their strengths and operability. Aim to remove limits and open possibilities.
Think from the End
Shape patent protection to fit the innovator’s ultimate goals. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and take a different point of view.
Strive for Excellence
Never settle for anything other than the best possible work product.