Monthly Archives: July 2013

What the Government is Doing to Regulate and Restrict Patent Trolling

Last week, we discussed how patent assertion entities (P.A.E.’s) or “patent trolls” are stirring up California’s tech industry and other companies by buying patents and then attempting to enforce them against alleged patent infringers through costly lawsuits.  See How Patent Trolls Are Stirring Up California’s Tech Industry, July 17, 2013.  Patent trolls are shell companies

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How Patent Trolls Are Stirring Up California’s Tech Industry

In the last few months, we have had several blog discussions about cases involving patents or patent law.  The issue of patents and patent law is an important one in California because the tech industry relies heavily on patents, and, once again, the issue of patents is in the news.  The tech industry had been

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