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Patent Troll Bill Officially Stalled in Senate 'It got nibbled to death by a flock of ducks'

High hopes for a new law aimed at curbing patent troll abuses were all but dashed today when Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the judiciary committee, said he was…

May 21, 2014, 3:40 PM EDT

Senate Bill Targeting Patent Trolls on Fast Track Would affirm FTC authority to crack down on deceptive demand letters

While patent reform advocates wait for the Senate Judiciary Committee to move a comprehensive bill to crack down on patent trolls, another bill providing some limited relief is moving fast…

February 28, 2014, 10:42 AM EST

Senate Panel Takes on Patent Troll Demand Letters Exploring government registry to improve transparency

The Senate's commerce committee jumped into the fight against patent trolls, holding a hearing on demand letters, the most reviled tactic used by patent assertion entities to extract license fees. Thursday’s…

November 7, 2013, 12:42 PM EST

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