Facts Show Patent Trolls Not Behind Rise In Suits

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 12:39 AM EST) -- The American patent system is at a crossroads. Just two and a half years removed from passage of the America Invents Act — the most dramatic overhaul of the U.S. patent system in generations — we see almost monthly legislative efforts to reform the system yet again. Driving this sentiment in large measure are well-publicized abuses of the patent system, particularly by opportunists referred to politely as “patent assertion entities” (and not-so-politely as “patent trolls”).

This kind of opportunistic behavior is inevitable in capitalist economic systems...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.