Momentum Growing For 'Patent Troll' Legislation, Experts Say

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT) -- Recent legislative and executive branch proposals aimed at cracking down on so-called patent trolls won praise from experts at a panel discussion Monday, who said at least some of the measures appear likely to become law.

Although Congress passed the America Invents Act just two years ago, there seems to be widespread support in Washington for additional patent legislation to make life more difficult for trolls, also known as patent assertion entities, said Carl Shapiro, a professor of business strategy at the University of California at...
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