Tuesday, May 16, 2006

Supreme Court Buries Patent Trolls - Forbes.com

While our patent system needs a lot of work, stories such as the one below really do help the current patent situation out. I feel the courts are taking a step in the right direction but that step is not near big enough. Patent trolls should be wiped out entirely, they are a scourge to innovation. They sit on patents and wait for businesses to bring out a product then sue them to get money off the patent they had nothing to do with, other than buy it. Anyhow, the Supreme Court ruled automatic sanctions should be reviewed to see if the infringement is actually hurting the patent holder, nice read... Supreme Court Buries Patent Trolls - Forbes.com


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