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A Cure for the Common Troll

Anthony Biller | | February 20, 2012

Our bridge into the 21st Century presently houses a nasty creature who demands a toll from the best and brightest in our community. The dreaded troll is a regular denizen of our current system of patent enforcement and he poses serious problems for technology companies.  Read More »

We the People: Petitioning President Obama to End Software Patents

Dennis Crouch and Jason Rantanen | Patent LYO | November 2, 2011

The White House's “we the people project” implements a system for petitioning the Administration. Any petition that receives 25,000 or more signatures within 30–days of being posted will be reviewed and given an “official response.” (Prior to October, the threshold was 5,000 signatures). Read More »