Lisa K. Schroeder


Articles:

  • Wednesday, June 2, 2010
    The United States patent system is an important catalyst for innovation. The patent system is based on the U.S. Constitution which specifically grants Congress the power to "promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries." U.S....
  • Monday, February 1, 2010
    Drafting a patent claim to a new composition of matter requires translating the characteristics of the product into the written word. This is recognized as a challenging task, as even the United States Supreme Court has noted that the specification and claims of a patent "constitute one of the most difficult legal instruments to draw with accuracy." (...