PatentBaristas: Intellectual Property Defense: How to Protect Your Business Against Patent Trolls
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 03 Dec 2008 15:52
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
These “patent trolls” seek to buy up intellectual property through a variety of means – from buying assets of liquidating companies to working with smaller firms with niche patents – in order to seek damage claims in court. Without broad reform of the nation’s intellectual property regulations, these companies have successfully issued legal challenges against major companies ranging such as Blackberry (see BBC News), despite having no operating businesses outside of patent holdings.
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