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Patent Pools: Are Consumers Paying for Nothing?

Steve Pociask | Posted 07.15.2013 | Technology
Steve Pociask

No one wants to pay for free stuff, and why should they? However, when you buy a television, DVD player or a number of other tech devices, you may be paying more than you should. Here is a story about how consumers are quietly getting ripped off.

Patent Licensing Schemes: Creating a Bad Holiday Bargain?

Christina Gagnier | Posted 02.10.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

While consumers may be getting that desirable device this holiday season, consumers are also paying inflated prices resulting from abuse of market power by patent holders.