Why patent owners demand quality, not quantity
John Williamson, chief intellectual property counsel for PPG Industries and president of the Intellectual Property Owners Association, believes that maintaining the quality of patent searches and examination, and encouraging global harmonization are the biggest issues facing patent owners. He spoke to Sam Mamudi
What in your opinion is the biggest issue facing IP owners in
the US today?
I think the biggest issue is the uncertainty about the value of
the assets that they own. The uncertainty is created by quality
problems with the patents...
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