Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 28, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

FTC loses patience with patent trolls (Charlie Osborne /

PIA’s Makin Sends Member Notice on Patent Trolling (

Fighting the Trolls – How Obama’s Orders Could Help or Hurt Innovation (Mike Hower /

Who Really Ignited Obama’s Move Against Patent Trolls? (Richard Levick /

It Takes a Village to Kill a Patent Troll – Part 2 with Rachael Lamkin (Gene Quinn /

Judge Shoots Down Busy Thin-Client ‘Patent Troll’ (Jason Mick /

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June 27, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Patent troll that sues public transit systems gets hauled into court (Joe Mullin /

ITC launches pilot program to cut down on patent troll suits (Dara Kerr /

Congress looking to act on patent assertion entities (Mark Bohannon /

Patent Lawsuits Target Eight Banks (Tracy Kitten /

Judge Robinson Grants Defendants’ Motions To Dismiss Four Patent Infringement Actions Filed by Walker Digital Based on Lack of Standing (Gregory B. Williams /

The War against Patent Trolls has Just Begun (


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June 26, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

FTC Will Probe “Patent Troll” Problem, But Won’t Sue Anyone (Jason Mick /

Nintendo’s patent suit victory over IA Labs upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals (Nicholas Greene /

A $29 billion industry based on threats: It’s time for patent trolls to face the consequences (David Friend and Danielle Sheer /


FTC preparing broadbased Section 6(b) cost-benefits analysis of patent assertion entities (Florian Mueller  /

Watch out, Intellectual Ventures: FTC to investigate patent-holding firms (Taylor Soper /

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June 25, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Chivas Regal Resists Offer Francis Ford Coppola Couldn’t Refuse (Susan Decker /

Microsoft is Suing Android/Google/Motorola Again, This Time Through Intellectual Ventures (Updated) (Dr. Roy Schestowitz /

A Bullish Case For RPX: A Play On Patent Wars (Wei Chi Loh /

Patent Troll Takes Fresh Stab at LG and Samsung (

FTC Plans Patent-Troll Probe (John Paczkowski /

An Honest, Law-Abiding Patent Troll? (Matt Asay /

UCHastings Institute for Innovation Law Patent Troll Expert Robin Feldman Available for Comment After FTC Chairwoman Ramirez Calls for Investigation (


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June 24, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Retailers are retailers, ‘not patent experts’ (J. CRAIG SHEARMAN /

Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Agreement with RPX Corporation (

Death By Lawsuit: SCO Resurrects And Insanity Is Restored (Matt Asay /

Obama Sets Sights on NPEs (

What’s So Special About Patent Law, Judge Asks (Vanessa Blum /

Intellectual Ventures sues Motorola Mobility, again (Josh Lowensohn /

Intellectual Ventures Sues Google/Motorola Mobility Yet Again, Using Highly Questionable Nokia Patents Mike Masnick /

Acacia Subsidiary Enters into License Agreement with Citigroup Inc. (


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June 20, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips


NPE LAW: Behind every patent troll there’s a greedy lawyer!

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June 19, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Patents: Obama declares war on the patent trolls (Alun Williams /

Acacia Research Upgraded to “Neutral” at Zacks (ACTG)

Q&A: Skadden’s patent litigation head on damages and de novo review (Erin Geiger Smith /

Why Silicon Valley likes Obama’s patent troll offensive (Vivek Wadhwa /

Intellectual Ventures and Atmel Enter License Agreement (

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