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Building a High Value Patent Portfolio

Building a High Value Patent Portfolio 

To a large extent the meaning of the terms patent strength and patent quality depend on your viewpoint. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has historically employed a variety of quality metrics, but is a patent that is considered high quality from the perspective of the USPTO a strong patent? Is it a patent that the industry would view as a high quality patent? Is it a patent that would be viewed to be a valuable patent?

From the patent owner’s perspective it is virtually impossible to divorce patent quality and strength from patent value. But when you set out to create the asset in the first place it is often impossible to know what the value of the underlying technology will be. Thus, there necessarily must be a different analysis when one is creating a patent portfolio versus when one is acquiring patent assets after the fact.

Join Gene Quinn, patent attorney and founder of and Erik Reeves, Founder of AcclaimIP and CTO of Anaqua, and Kent Richardson for a free webinar discussion on building a portfolio versus buying patents, identifying gaps in your patent coverage, and unlocking the secrets of your own patent portfolio to identify needs..

In this webinar, we will discuss:

1.  Quality vs. Quantity: Building a portfolio from the ground up.

2. Unlocking the secrets of your own patent portfolio to identify what you really own.

3.  Identifying gaps in patent coverage in order to determine what you need.

4.  Identifying worthwhile patent assets for acquisition.


March 15th, 12:00 PM EST, 9:00 AM PST

About the Speakers

Founder of AcclaimIP and CTO of Anaqua

As CTO, Erik leads Anaqua's technology strategy and long-term plan for integrated IP software and services platform. He oversees the development of the Anaqua, IdeaPoint, and AcclaimIP innovation platforms and their integration, including infusing data intelligence through all software solutions and services. Prior to joining Anaqua, Erik had over a decade of experience in the IP and Innovation field, and he is a recognized thought leader on Patent Search & Patent Landscaping, IP Ecosystem Modeling and Big Data Strategy. As the Co-Founder and creator of AcclaimIP and, Erik has provided innovative tools that set a new bar for usability and speed in the IP industry.

Erik Reeves


Kent Richardson

Partner, Richardson Oliver Law Group

About Our Sponsor

Anaqua is a privately-held company headquartered in Boston-US and has European offices in Cologne-Germany, London-UK and Pau-France as well as offices in other cities in the US, Asia and Europe. Our software and services help law firms distinguish their IP practices and corporations gain true competitive advantage from their intellectual property. 

From the very beginning their technology leadership has been driven by customer- led innovation; a powerful business model that gives clients a direct role in product definition. Their functionality is shaped by expert practitioners.  Workflows, taxonomies and templates have IP expertise built right in.


This Webinar Is Sponsored By:

Where Strength Meets Quality

In this webinar, we will discuss, among other things:

Where Strength Meets Quality Founder and Webinar Moderator

Gene is a patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. He is the Founder and Editor of, which he started in 1999. has been recognized multiple times by the American Bar Association as a top 100 legal blog.  Gene is regarded as an expert on software patentability and U.S. patent procedure.

Gene Quinn 

Partner, Richardson Oliver Law Group

Kent counsels clients on a variety of patent and business matters including patent buying, selling, licensing, valuation, prosecution and operations. Kent has licensing and marketing patent portfolio experiences resulting in more than $600M of patent license bookings. Kent has served as an expert witness on patent monetization and licensing practices in cases in England and the United States. Prior to founding the ROL Group, Kent was the General Manager of ThinkFire Services USA, Ltd’s Silicon Valley office. Kent has worked in various senior management roles with such growth businesses as Sezmi, Constellation Capital, Rambus, Numerical Technologies. Kent is a member of the California Bar and a United States Patent and Trademark Office registered patent attorney, and holds five US patents.

Kent Richardson

The terms patent strength and patent quality get used frequently within the industry, but what do they really mean?

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