Topic Archives: patent troll

Vermont Takes A Leap: First State To Pass Law To Combat Patent Trolling

Patent trolls have been in the spotlight of national attention in the past year, as President Obama addressed the problem in his Fireside Hangout and a White House report attempted to quantify the impact of abusive litigation. Officially known as Patent Assertion Entities, or PAEs, these … Continue reading

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BTLJ Spring Patent Reform Roundup

With spring in the air, it is time to take another look at current news in the world of patent troll litigation. By now full-fledged media darlings, patent infringement lawsuits filed by non-practicing entities are everywhere you turn, garnering not just upvotes … Continue reading

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Patent Trolls Under the Patent Reform Act

On September 16th, 2011, President Obama signed the (Leahy-Smith) America Invents Act.  The official White House Press Release and countless blogs describe the Act as “the most significant reform of the Patent Act since 1952.”  One of the stated objectives … Continue reading

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