Fandom

The IT Law Wiki

Preamble

32,191pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

U.S. patent law Edit

The preamble to one or more patent claims is generally a short introductory phrase to frame the context of the claim. The purpose of the preamble is to

indicate the statutory class of the claim (often by implication from the words in the preamble) and to name or define the thing that is to be claimed.[1]

Most patent applications contain more than one claim. If some of the claims are directed to different statutory classes of invention, the preambles of the claims to each statutory class will be different.[2]

References Edit

  1. Robert C. Faber, Landis on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting §2.4 (5th ed., release 7, 2008).
  2. Jeffery G. Sheldon, How to Write a Patent Application §6.3.3 (Release 24, 2009).

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki