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A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls

A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls

An entrepreneur devoted to innovation and protection of intellectual property lets loose about patent trolls and the patent system that enables them.
Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business

Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business

They're just as bad as everyone says they are. Here's why.
3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Patent Risk

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Patent Risk

For startups, patent trolls can be a major headache. Make sure you remain abreast of patent risk to avoid litigation with trolls.
Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China

Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China

A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion.
A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling

Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling

SimpleAir, a non-practicing entity that has gone after other tech giants, is seeking $125 million or more in damages for patent infringement.
More Bad News for Patent Trolls

More Bad News for Patent Trolls

On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
House Passes Anti-Patent Troll Bill, Sends to Senate

House Passes Anti-Patent Troll Bill, Sends to Senate

The Innovation Act sailed through a first vote on Capitol Hill today, but faces challenges before becoming law.
Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy

Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy

The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.
Angry Business Owner Wages War on 'Troll'

Angry Business Owner Wages War on 'Troll'

Kevin O'Connor, who co-founded ad tech company Doubleclick, is publicly battling a patent troll who is demanding $50,000.
The FTC Recommends Sweeping Investigation of Patent Trolls

The FTC Recommends Sweeping Investigation of Patent Trolls

Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
Patent Trolls Hit With a One-Two Punch

Patent Trolls Hit With a One-Two Punch

Several lawmakers took action and proposed anti-trolling bills in the months leading up to Tuesday's White House crackdown.

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