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How can universities demonstrate they aren’t patent trolls?

Let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that university administrators at places like Caltech don’t want to be labelled patent trolls. What might make it clear that universities are not just one more set of patent trolls? “We’re not … Continue reading

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What universities can and can’t do with their patents

We started an investigation into university IP practice with this question: Should university management of patents be any different from any other owner of patents? The answer we found is “yes.” University patents not only should be different–they clearly are … Continue reading

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Predators in the Patent System

Stuff is happening in Washington DC, despite the loggerheads on budget and Obamacare. Chris Gallagher sends notice that Sen Hatch has introduced a new bill, SB 1612, “to combat patent trolls” as the press release describes it: WASHINGTON – U.S. … Continue reading

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