aggregation of claims.Patents. In a patent application, an excessive number of claims that do
not differ significantly in scope and are essentially duplicative. • Although a patent applicant may
claim an invention and its various features in a reasonable number of ways, each claim must differ
materially from the others. — Also termed multiplicity of claims; undue multiplicity of claims.
[Cases: Patents 124. C.J.S. Patents § 210.] [Blacks Law 8th]