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US bill to open up filings and stop patent trolls

May 21, 2013

According to Adi Kamdar, activist and blogger for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the proposed law would require firms to disclose when a shell company is filing a patent infringement claim and leave large firms accountable for malicious 'patent troll' activities.

Kamdar said: “We currently don't have an effective way of confirming who owns a particular patent, nor do we know what patents a particular person or company owns.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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