Posts Tagged: claim drafting


The Strange Case of the Animal Toy Patent: Reexam Redux

Two months ago I wrote about one of my favorite patents --- The Animal Toy --- which is U.S. Patent No. 6,360,693. See Patent on a Stick: …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 30

Patent on a Stick: Learning from the Animal Toy Patent

Claim #1, the broadest claim in this patent, says that this “animal toy” has a solid main section, at least one protrusion and is adapted for floating in …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 7

Drafting Patent Applications: Writing Patent Claims

I am frequently asked if it is a good idea for inventors to file their own patent applications, and every time I am asked that question I …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 8

Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting Updated

Last month the seminal PLI Treatise, Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting, was updated with information on claim drafting tips and techniques post Bilski, and a few other …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 1