What is patent fencing? 1 Answers as of March 11, 2011

What is patent fencing? What are its advantages and disadvantages?

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IT law Wiki defines it as follows "A patent fence is a series of patents obtained by a patent owner on near substitutes for its patent , thereby blocking follow-on innovators from designing around the initial patent or from obtaining improvement patents that may block the original patent owner from improving on his original patented invention.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 3/11/2011
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