Rebuttal: If It Ain't Broke ...

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 12:54 PM EST) -- This letter is in response to the article submitted by Paul Roeder, associate general counsel of Hewlett Packard, entitled "How to Fix our Broken Tech Patent System" that ran on March 2, 2012.

Mr. Roeder lists a number of companies that he unilaterally labels "Patent Assertion Entities" and makes sweeping generalizations that the patent lawsuits involved are "frivolous" and based on "weak patents."

While we have no opinion on the other companies mentioned, we must take issue with Mr. Roeder’s (1) misleading and inaccurate portrayal of...
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