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Patent trolls try to make Russia and Ukraine their home
Jul27

Patent trolls try to make Russia and Ukraine their home

Patent trolls are trying to make former Soviet states their home, and not just in Russia. Take Ukraine, where patent trolling already has become a profitable business. As always, the devil is in the detail, so here’s a little guide to how Ukrainian-style patent trolling works. Let’s assume there is a company called “Krashchy Patent” (which translates from the Ukrainian as “The best patent”). The firm receives an SMS from a truck...

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Adventures in Wonderland continue
Apr29

Adventures in Wonderland continue

Applying of the precedent decision in the case of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International continues and spreads. Seems like only recently the trial between the Australian troll and the bank has been ended, but the reports about new casualties among non-practicing entities – other words, trolls – keep coming. Now we can see another defeat, which obviously is not gonna be the last one. In the Northern District Court of Texas...

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