Techdirt: Silicon Valley Patent Attorneys Register Their Own Patents; Sue Google, Microsoft, Yahoo
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 05 Dec 2008 01:21
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
A few months ago, we pointed to Joe Mullin's excellent article detailing how various patent attorneys were finding a lucrative side business in registering or buying their own patents and suing companies themselves. It's just that much more lucrative. Mullin is back, describing two Silicon Valley patent attorneys, Dominic Kotab and Kevin Zilka, who have been registering or buying a bunch of patents, and have been quite active in both setting up multiple shell companies, and suing many different defendants.
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