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Did ‘Silicon Valley’ steal the plot of this indie movie?

Austin director takes the HBO comedy to task for allegedly ripping off his plot.

On Jun 6, 2017 by Audra Schroeder

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Patent trolls get their comeuppance in this crowdfunded comedy

Filmmaker Lex Lybrand is trolling the trolls with a movie called 'Trolls.'

On Jun 30, 2015 by Dylan Love

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Patent troll sues the Electronic Frontier Foundation over a blog post

EFF refuses to pay toll to troll.

On Jun 2, 2015 by Curt Hopkins

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John Oliver explains why our patent laws are totally broken

When an outdoor ice skating rink gets built in Texas, you know something's wrong.

On Apr 20, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Podcasting gets major victory over patent troll

Patent office 'invalidates' key parts of so-called 'podcasting patent.'

On Apr 16, 2015 by Tim Sampson

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First female director of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office sworn in at SXSW

History in the making, patent trolls are shaking.

On Mar 13, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Inside the patent wars that are ruining American innovation

As long as companies can file frivolous lawsuits over dubious patents, Americans will lose.

On Oct 14, 2014 by S.E. Smith

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Are Republicans a better bet for NSA-spying and patent reform?

Or will Congress never accomplish anything ever again?

On Oct 10, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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‘Patent trolls’ live to fight another day as reform bill dies in Senate

Special interest groups are being blamed for killing bill aimed at curbing abusive patent lawsuits.

On May 21, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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The Supreme Court may have just exterminated ‘patent trolls’

A new ruling makes it easier for patent-troll victims to reclaim legal costs.

On May 1, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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America’s largest patent troll tries to take on Google, gets a mistrial

Intellectual Ventures is now 0-for-1 in court battles.

On Feb 6, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Patent troll sues U.S. for its right to patent troll

What's a patent troll to do when challenged by federal regulators? Sue, of course.

On Jan 16, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Anti-patent-trolling Innovation Act goes before House this week

Are the patent troll's days numbered? 

On Dec 4, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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The end of patent trolls is nigh

A new bill to address "abusive patent litigation" was formally introduced Wednesday and already has bipartisan support. 

On Oct 24, 2013 by Tim Sampson

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EFF files legal challenge against company that claims to ‘own’ podcasting

The EFF says it's found two podcasts that are three years older than Personal Audio's patent claim.

On Oct 17, 2013 by Kevin Collier