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A Troll in Inventor’s Clothing

Sometimes this debate over patent reform seems surreal. “Small inventors” are coming out of the woodwork to make bizarre claims, like arguing that making it easier to penalize patent owners who bring frivolous litigation will destroy innovation. Here’s an example. Last week, an inventor named David Barstow published an op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman, pleading…