Patent Law – The Patent Troll Update: News and Strategy – Spring 2013

Here’s the latest on news and views on patent trolls:

The most significant recent development is that patent trolls are definitely on President Obama’s radar (including an animated editorial!)

The Federal Trade Commission is also investigating patent trolls.

States are also getting into the anti-patent troll game.  Vermont passed a law against “bad faith assertions of patent infringements.

NPR show “This American Life” presented this very interesting feature on patent trolls.

Finally, online retailer Newegg is selling this anti-patent troll T-shirt, with proceeds going to fight patent troll lawsuits in an unspecified manner.

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