Anti-innovation patents

You can support patents in principle and still agree that the US patent system is broken.

06 January 2014

The first shots have been fired in a new patent war, and it promises to be the mother of all patent wars.

When Nortel Networks finally hit the wall in 2009, its portfolio of over 6 000 patents was auctioned off. Google bid $4.4 billion, but it was outbid by Rockstar, a shell company with 30 staff.

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