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Even as Congress debates legislation to stop so-called “patent trolls,” the nation’s highest patent court has just taken an important and potentially more useful step on its own. Read More

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New research and opinions from a number of academic sources have risen to the top of our crowded desks this week. Read More

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Something new is happening in the heated political debate over patents and the alleged flood of lawsuits brought by so-called patent trolls: cooler voices are starting to prevail. Read More

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued its much-anticipated report today on the increasing volume of patent litigation and the role of non-practicing entities – aka “trolls” –that own patents but don’t actually manufacture products based on those patents. Read More

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There is a real problem with so-called “patent trolls,” and the heart of the problem is frivolous lawsuits. Some critics come close to arguing that every patent assertion by a "non-practicing entity" – a firm that doesn't manufacture the patented inventions itself – is frivolous. But that's not the case. Read More