Claims Without Merit Are the Problem, Not Trolls

How original patentee and system benefit from enforcement under Patent Act of meritorious patent rights by non-practicing entity purchaser.

May 5, 2014

At a Google+ Fireside Hangout discussion last year, President Obama jumped on the patent troll bandwagon. "They don't actually produce anything themselves," he said, "they're just trying to essentially leverage and highjack somebody else's idea, and see if they can extort some money out of them."

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