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Thursday, 14 August 2003

ARE YOU A PATENT TROLL?

Wordspy word of the day is "patent troll." A patent troll is: " A company that purchases a patent, often from a bankrupt firm, and then sues another company by claiming that one of its products infringes on the purchased patent."

Trolls here, here and here
Avoidance tactics if you meet a troll here




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