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KomoNews

This site has discussed patent trolls a number of times. Now, it is time to give some love to trademark trolls. In the last few months, we have seen a company trademark “candy”... and then sue others who used the word “candy” on their sites/products.

Now, we have Amazon suing those with the word “fire” on their site. Over the last few months, Amazon has re...

IntellectualVenturesTroll

FOSSPatents

Intellectual Ventures (IV) is a company that buys old patents and extorts forces productive businesses to pay IV licensing fees. Patent Trolls such as IV account for 67 percent... of all new lawsuits.

But over the last few year, the New York Times, NPR and even the Wall Street Journal have all turned against companies such as IV. One reason for the turn in public opinion...