Robert C. Van Arnam
A new season is under way and
some of the rules have changed. For years, defendants have been forced
to play together in unscheduled away games on the Non-Practicing
Entities' ("NPE") home field. That should no longer be the case. The
Demand for IPR Driven by Patent Troll Assertions
On September 16th, 2012 the new post grant patent proceedings of the America Invents Act (AIA) became available to patent challengers for the first time. These proceedings have only been available for a few months, but there has been a robust demand...
by Rich Ehisen
For all intents and purposes, patent law reform is an issue that has long been the purview of the federal government and the court system. But with intense pressure building at all levels of government to combat so-called "patent trolls" — companies that exist primarily...
Here’s a suggestion for a movie sequel. It takes its cue from the 2012 dark fantasy action film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter , which was based on a mashup novel of the same name.
This is the idea: Barack Obama: Patent Troll Slayer! It’s got… executive branch attitude!