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IP Court Cases. Kaspersky Lab
Aug09

IP Court Cases. Kaspersky Lab

The Russian internet security company Kaspersky Lab (KL or Lab) has been involved in plenty of court cases. Eugene Kaspersky, the head of the company, is always keen to tell the world that his lawyers have achieved yet another victory over the patent trolls. Kaspersky Lab does not feature in a huge number of court cases, but there have been definitely a few noteworthy among them, not least as the company does indeed successfully...

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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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