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Aug 9, 2011

Alleged 'Patent Troll' Hit With Large Fine In Appeals Court : The Two-Way : NPR

A ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is being seen as a victory against "patent trolls," companies that acquire intellectual property for the sole purpose of extracting licensing fees or settlements, despite having no intention of using the protected technology or idea themselves. In the case of Eon-Net LP v. Flagstar Bancorp, the federal appeals court "allowed the district court's award of...