maria luz calibo
Jul 27, 2011

This Is Where the Patent Trolls Live

This American Life had an amazing story this past weekend about patent trolls. It was pegged to Intellectual Ventures, and various others who litigate rather than innovate. But the real patent trolls are being traded on the NYSE. As This American Life reports, from 2004 to 2009 patent infringement lawsuits rose 70 percent while licensing fee requests went up by 650 percent.