Stand Up To The Demand

How to recognize a bogus patent claim and what to do about it.

Learn To Take A Stand Against Bogus Patent Claims

The US patent system protects inventions and encourages innovation—but not all patent owners play fair. If you received a letter about a patent infringement, take this quiz to find out if it’s a legitimate claim or a phony one.

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Ars Technica
Patent troll to pay “extraordinary case” fees

A Santa Barbara start-up takes on patent troll Lumen View—and wins the legal fight.

Patent reform timeout not a reason for trolls to celebrate

Those who benefit from troll behavior should temper their enthusiasm in the face of perceived success.

The Hill
Not all NPEs are patent trolls

Non-practicing entities should not be painted with the same brush; many apply ethical practices.

Wall Street Journal
States revise laws to curb patent trolls

States are rewriting laws to make it difficult for trolls to pursue small businesses with questionable claims.