HP IP Head Discusses Patent Licensing
The shakedown is on.
In the aftermath of the dot-com bust, a new kind of business with a simple, yet potentially lethal, model has emerged. Call them the ‘patent trolls.’
These operators have no products or customers. Yet they wield the power to bring the companies that actually make and sell products to their knees. This makes them as threatening as the toughest competitor in the market.
Joe Beyers. Rise of the Patent Trolls. News.com. Oct. 12, 2005.
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