Chapter 4: Summary

Chapter 4 is a Summary in Question & Answer format, with particular emphasis on Basic Characteristics of Excellent Portfolios, Managing the Portfolio, Budgeting for Patents, Technology Inflection Points, Patent Aggregation, and Patent Evaluation. This book completes a trilogy called “The Patent Quality Series”, which includes the earlier books TRUE PATENT VALUE (excellence in individual patents), and LITIGATION-PROOF PATENTS (the most common mistakes that prevent patents from achieving their true excellence).