Articles tagged with patent trolls

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EFF asks universities not to sell to patent trolls

EFF asks universities not to sell patents to trolls
Take action by signing the pledge and urge universities not to sell patents to patent trolls.Read more

Hacking the patent system: Open source and patents

Hacking the patent system: Open source and patents
The Electronic Frontier Foundation's Daniel Nazer discusses software patent trolls and issues with the U.S. patent law system.Read more

Another idea for addressing patent trolling: eliminate jury trials

Would eliminating jury trials on patent validity remove much the inherent leverage of PAEs (patent trolls) and move the needle on patent reform?Read more

Federal Trade Commission nears final step in launching Patent Assertion Entities study

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is finally on the cusp of its long-anticipated study to examine the harmful effects of Patent Assertion Entities (...Read more

Patent reform legislation takes a pause (for the moment)

Late last month, as you’ve likely read by now, the US Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC) abruptly pulled consideration of a legislative patent reform...Read more

Do you think laws aiming to curb patent trolling will be effective?

Did you know that more than twenty U.S. states have patent abuse litigation laws that have been passed or are pending? Find out which states are...Read more

New state laws target patent trolls

Patent reform may have stalled this year at the federal level, but patent trolls may soon find their actions curtailed by a number of patent abuse...Read more

Patent troll cases heard by US Supreme Court

patent trolls
Patent trolling—the aggressive assertion of weak or meritless patent claims by non-practicing entities—is a frequent target of disdain from open...Read more