Patenttrolls

04.29.14
​Judges have more discretion to punish patent trolls, but they probably won't
04.29.14

​Judges have more discretion to punish patent trolls, but they probably won't

The US Supreme Court just gave judges a little more leverage to punish patent trolls: it defined t...

By S. Buckley,   04.29.14
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02.21.14
White House offers new web tools to help fight patent trolls
02.21.14

White House offers new web tools to help fight patent trolls

The White House isn't relying solely on legislative measures to try and curb patent trolls; it's a...

By J. Fingas,   02.21.14
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08.27.13
Apple is now the undisputed No. 1 victim of all patent trolling
08.27.13

Apple is now the undisputed No. 1 victim of all patent trolling

When you're one of the world's most valuable companies, it's not hard to find people hoping to lif...

By Mike Wehner,   08.27.13
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06.25.13
Patent challengers must prove they have a 'significant presence' in the US: ITC
06.25.13

Patent challengers must prove they have a 'significant presence' in the US: ITC

The International Trade Commission has become increasingly tired of all the patent mischief it's f...

By S. Sakr,   06.25.13
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06.20.13
FTC planning to take on patent trolls, hopes to reduce frivolous lawsuits
06.20.13

FTC planning to take on patent trolls, hopes to reduce frivolous lawsuits

Sick of endless patent wars yet? According to the New York Times, so is the Federal Trade Commissi...

By S. Buckley,   06.20.13
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05.31.12
Google lobs antitrust complaint against Microsoft, Nokia in EU, claims they're playing patent footsie (updated)
05.31.12

Google lobs antitrust complaint against Microsoft, Nokia in EU, claims they're playing patent footsie (updated)

The gloves just came off at Google: the company has just filed an antitrust complaint with the Eur...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.12
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05.30.12
Intellectual Ventures' Nathan Myhrvold defends patent trolling, calls tech industry immature
05.30.12

Intellectual Ventures' Nathan Myhrvold defends patent trolling, calls tech industry immature

Intellectual Ventures' CEO and founder Nathan Myhrvold, who previously spent some 14 years at Micr...

By D. Murph,   05.30.12
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03.06.12
Kodak moves to block Apple's latest patent suit from proceeding in federal district court
03.06.12

Kodak moves to block Apple's latest patent suit from proceeding in federal district court

In a move that's sure to surprise no one, Kodak is fighting Apple's latest round of patent litigat...

By D. Wollman,   03.06.12
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12.09.11
Watson now hunting down patent trolls, plans Ken Jennings' elaborate demise
12.09.11

Watson now hunting down patent trolls, plans Ken Jennings' elaborate demise

The Watson supercomputer used its speech recognition, natural language processing, machine learni...

By C. Barylick,   12.09.11
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