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Patently Hysterical

Edward Reines | Posted 02.18.2013 | Science
Edward Reines

Skepticism about the United States patent system has hit historic highs. Even groups without an obvious interest in technology policy have joined the skeptics, such as the ACLU. But is this alarm warranted? Even more importantly, is it dangerous?

The Era Of The Patent Troll Has Arrived

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2015 | Technology

By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - For the first time, individuals and companies that do not themselves make anything - commonl...

Patent Trolls Are Killing People -- Literally

Drew Curtis | Posted 06.17.2012 | Technology
Drew Curtis

I've recently talked with several folks in the high-tech industry who informed me that part of the reason large companies have been stocking up on patents lately is because they view them like nuclear weapons -- they're a deterrent.

Alex Wagner

Google Buys Motorola: The Patent Wars Ramp Up | Alex Wagner | Posted 02.16.2012 | Business

Google's purchase of smartphone maker Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion on Monday marks the latest salvo in the software industry's raging patent wa...

Sweeping Changes To Patent Law Could Help Inventors

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The patent system hasn't changed much since 1952 when Sony was coming out with its first pocket-size transistor radio, and bar code...