Kaspersky Lab Says It Turned Tables On 'Patent Troll'

By Nicole Narea (August 31, 2017, 6:09 PM EDT) -- The chairman of Kaspersky Lab Inc. bragged on his blog Wednesday that his team got an alleged patent troll to drop an infringement suit against the company and pony up $5,000 for legal fees in the process.

"It's not just any old victory; it's truly a landmark one," Eugene Kaspersky crowed. "Indeed, our shooing off Wetro Lan with its tail between its legs will go down in the annals of patent law as a crucial precedent, since no one before has ever secured a victory like we just have: we not only forced the troll to withdraw its lawsuit; we also...

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