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How to define and differentiate patent assertion entities, non-practicing entities or patent trolls? A new typology gives answers!

Patent trolls have many faces, since the media uses this expression in various ways. The patent troll phenomenon thus seems to be an ambiguous term that is discussed in several directions. A recently published article on the typology of the … Continue reading

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Patent Trolls fight the ones that can’t fight back. Why we are all infringing WiFi patents!

Most recently a small non-producing-entity (NPE) called Innovation IP has acquired a patent portfolio that covers WiFi implementations. Following the patent troll business, one would expect Innovation IP to sue manufacturing companies like component producers or OEMs. But following the … Continue reading

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