Mealey's IP/Tech - New York Federal Judge Dismisses UCL Claim In 'Patent Troll' Suit

Mealey's IP/Tech - New York Federal Judge Dismisses UCL Claim In 'Patent Troll' Suit

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on May 19 declined to decide whether several corporations made baseless patent infringement claims to extort licensing fees in violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL) after finding that the allegations against the companies do not support a claim for violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (FindTheBest.com, Inc. v. Lumen View Technology LLC, et al., No. 13-6521, S.D. N.Y.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 68508).

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