US lawmakers discuss FTC demand letter registry to combat trolls
Businesspeople, academics and public interest organisations urged the US House of Representatives to consider legislative fixes to combat patent trolls including a registry of demand letters run by the FTC
At the Energy & Commerce Committee hearing on The Impact of Patent Assertion Entities on Innovation and the Economy, witnesses also suggested solutions such as expanding the exhaustion doctrine and legally requiring demand letters to be truthful and include relevant details.
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