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Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine joins the discussion on patent quality

06 December 2016

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s Nov/Dec issue features a new article by Claudia Tapia, Director IP Policy at Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s Nov/Dec issue features a new article by Claudia Tapia, Director IP Policy at Ericsson and 4iP Council Chair on the importance of patent quality in Europe, how it is achieved and the interpretation of invalidity rates. The article, shared here, examines invalidity rates worldwide and provides a careful empirical examination of patent assessments at the German Federal Patent Court. The evaluation of statistics presented in the article clearly suggests that there is no problem with patent quality patents in Europe. Indeed, the situation is quite the contrary.


This article first appeared in IAM issue 80, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division. To view the issue in full, please go to www.iam-media.com.

See also 4iP Council’s infographic on patent quality.