Tag: small business

Entrepreneurs to Congress: Fix the Patent Troll Problem

Today, more than 60 entrepreneurs wrote to Congress demanding Congress do something about the growing threat patent assertion entities are creating for the startup community.  Led by Engine Advocacy ...

Not Just A Big Business Problem: Patent Trolls Harm Startups, Small Businesses

As Patent Progress reported in this post, Friday afternoon President Obama came out strong against patent trolls, saying, They’re just trying to essentially leverage and hijack somebody else’s id...

Some Quick Reactions to the PAE Workshop

Market participants, regulators, lawyers, and patent professionals gathered at the FTC yesterday for a very informative Workshop on Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs).  We will be posting more this wee...

FTC and DOJ Looking at Trolls under Antitrust Authority

A Sunday article in the Wall Street Journal reports the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) are devoting “huge energy, particularly at a senior level” to assess the impa...

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