Nine billion dollars. That’s what Oracle wanted from Google for the unauthorized use of 37 Java APIs in Android, which runs most of the world’s smartphones.
House counsel for a large software company has written an open letter to me titled Pursuit of Extremely Short Patent Claims. He has thrown down the gauntlet in a public forum.
How to Select Country of First Patent Filing, Get Foreign Filing License, and Comply with Export Controls
Does your company have foreign competitors? Business is global, but each patent—a weapon for market advantage—is an armament of one nation.