Patent Troll Bill May Be Too Vague, Narrow To Rein In Suits
Introduced Aug. 1, the Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act, or Shield Act, would allow the defendant in a patent suit over computer hardware or software to recover attorneys' fees and costs if a court rules the plaintiff doesn't have "a reasonable likelihood of succeeding."
"It's a good step forward, but it's...
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