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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.

Speeding Up the Patent Process

Rep. Steny Hoyer | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Rep. Steny Hoyer

At this moment, more than 700,000 patents are caught in the backlog. Could one of those 700,000 new ideas be the next iPhone, the next breakthrough drug, the key to the next great American industry? We'll have to wait a long time to find out.