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  • Patent Privateering: VirnetX v. Apple

    Patent Privateering: VirnetX v. Apple

    On February 3, 2016 a federal jury returned a verdict finding Apple guilty for willfully infringing four VirnetX Inc. patents in its products, including Apple’s VPN on Demand, iMessage and FaceTime. Apple was ordered to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.” ...