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Bill Targeting Patent Trolls Could Be First Nail in the Coffin Bill would force trolls to pay legal costs of defendants if they lose cases

This could be the year Congress takes serious action against patent trolls, non-practicing entities that buy up patents and virtually extort companies to pay up for violating frivolous patents. A good…

February 27, 2013, 3:33 PM EST

Patent Trolls Get Worked Over at CES Ad industry could join tech's next big fight

Last year, it was SOPA that rallied the Internet community. This year it may well be patent trolls, companies whose sole business is to buy up patents and then go…

January 8, 2013, 8:47 PM EST

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