Innography Blog

Category: patent troll

Of Patent Rights and Unreasonable Taxation

In this post, Thom Kobayashi tackles the highly-sensitive issue of NPEs and patent rights from an unusual perspective.

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Categories: industry outlooks, intellectual property management, non-practicing entity, patent licensing, patent litigation data, patent troll

New Guidelines for Patent Trolls

The New York state Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, yesterday announced a settlement with non-practicing entity MPHJ Technology Investments, over MPHJ’s “deceptive and abusive practices”.

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Categories: litigation strategy, non-practicing entity, patent litigation data, patent troll, patents

Understanding Patent Trolls

One of the heart-stopping experiences for anyone in business is receiving a demand letter from a patent owner, claiming infringement. Our CEO recently held a popular workshop on this topic, the next three blog posts will cover the types of entities that are collectively referred to as trolls, their various business models, what an assertion is, and some steps you should take if receiving one of these letters. Let’s start by examining the...

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Categories: intellectual property management, litigation strategy, patent strategy, patent troll, patents