Research Website Accuses 'Patent Troll' Of Extortion

Law360, Los Angeles (September 17, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT) -- California-based decision engine FindTheBest.com launched a suit in New York federal court Monday  accusing so-called patent troll Lumen View Technology LLC and related parties of violating the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and state laws.

FTB alleges that the defendants worked together for the common purpose of extorting money out of individuals and companies based on false, objectively unreasonable and baseless patent infringement claims. FTB says the defendants entered agreements with one another and formed a series of shell entities for the purpose of filing...
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