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Many technology companies and observers have been concerned about the threat of so-called patent trolls. But James E Malackowski and Frederic D Floberg of Ocean Tomo observe that they fulfil a need, and show that the market for patents is changing

Recent news about the RIM/NTP litigation has raised public awareness (and significant ire) about patent trolls, also known as patent licensing and enforcement companies (P-LECs). The main concern about P-LECs, who typically do not manufacture products or offer services but...


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