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PATENT BUSTING OFFENDER

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Patent Busting Project
An EFF Initiative To Protect Innovation and Free Expression

Crimes Against the Public Domain

  • Asserting a patent that claims to cover podcasting in general, when numerous examples of what we now call "podcasting" existed before
  • Targeting podcasters large (like Adam Carolla) and small, forcing them to pay egregious licensing fees or be scared out of existence

Prior Art Description

EFF filed a petition for inter partes review, giving the Patent Office numerous examples of prior art on the basis of which the patent should be invalidated. Click here for the filing.

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