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The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska ordered outgoing Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning to pay for attorneys fees and costs to ActiveLight Inc and to pay another in attorneys fees and costs to MPHJ Technology…

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The greatest long-term threat to the U S patent system does not come from its professional opponents those large businesses and their political allies who stand to profit from enfeebled patent rights A deeper harm is caused by unscrupulous…

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This survey shows what those in the industry have long known patent trolls and the need for patent reform are NOT the biggest problems facing the high tech industry in the United States In fact of respondents feel that…

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To a large extent Apple Microsoft and many other Silicon Valley innovators went along with the anti-patent rhetoric perfected by the Google machine The Silicon Valley elite who have been bemoaning the patent system and patent trolls succeeded beyond…

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Acknowledging that many of the problems facing the licensing industry was brought about due to bad actors dominating the discussion Shaer explained that the absence of legitimate patent owners who license real technologies from the debate has also contributed…

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In the post-AIA world patent litigation has become an expensive and very risky proposition for law firms The end result is undoubtedly one of the great ironies in patent reform thus far With reform gradually making it impossible for…

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Jane Muir AUTM President U niversities are not the next patent troll because at the end of the day university tech transfer offices were put into place to ensure that the new discoveries that happen in the research laboratories…

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The above-enumerated problems of the current patent system are real and barriers to further innovation and job creation But the solutions do not require a comprehensive definition of a troll to fix the patent system Lady Justice is blindfolded…

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In a magazine with the name Fortune devoted to capitalism and free markets it is surprising to see an article that would promote closed markets and limited ownership of property within its pages I doubt Fortune would support laws…

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Patent licensing in fact was the principal means by which new inventions were commercialized during the decades before in-house corporate R D departments emerged in the early th century Publications such as Scientific American were founded expressly to facilitate…

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Congress is on the cusp of passing legislation that is said to be designed to control the so-called patent troll Of course as belatedly recognized by the person who came up with the moniker troll in Peter Detkin former…

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'They just walked away '' said Patrick M Byrne Overstock com chairman and CEO ''Patent trolls find us unappetizing While we have the highest respect for intellectual property rights we don't settle abusive patent suits we fight '' Byrne…

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