Tag: patent privateer

SmartPhone Patent Wars: A Lesson for Privateers

Today, we’ll take a short break from talking about patent trolls, and revisit another ongoing story in the patent world: the SmartPhone Patent Wars. Here’s a short video introduction (looks best i...

Mueller’s critique against Google off base

Last month, Florian Mueller authored a provocative blog post, criticizing Google for its recent pledge not to assert ten of its patents against any open source project. Mueller has never been a fan ...

CCIA Files Comments to US Antitrust Regulators on Patent Troll Activity

(Cross-posted on DisCo) Last Friday, CCIA filed its comments to the FTC/DOJ’s Public Workshop on Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs) (aka patent trolls).  Although antitrust authorities cannot fix...

Google Retaliates Against BT Patent Suits in US, UK

In a fresh salvo in the ongoing patent wars, Google launched infringement actions against British Telecom (BT) in California and the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday.  The suits appear to be in retal...

Ericsson and Unwired Planet: A One-Stop Shop for Outlining Patent Abuse

Swedish telecommunications pioneer Ericsson is the latest in a line of big companies turning to patent assertion entities (PAEs) to make a quick buck at the expense of competition and innovation.  As...

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