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April 2014 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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The trolls became drastically more active in April, with a large cluster of filings in the days before the Senate’s patent reform bill would have made patent reform retroactive to.  Of course, the reform legislation that seemed so certain died in the Senate.  Repeat filers included Antennatech, c4cast, Clear With Computers, Eclipse IP, eDekka, GPNE,… Continue Reading

October 2013 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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October was a busy month.  Eclipse IP filed cases in C.D. California, Delaware and N.D. Illinois.  Landmark Technology filed numerous cases.  And Cascades Branding and Activision TV also filed cases. As usual, I prepared the report in partnership with and using Docket Navigator and its powerful database.  Docket Navigator is a valuable resource, and the… Continue Reading

June 2013 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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June was another active month with Eclipse IP, Intellectual Ventures, UbiComm, NeoMedia, Landmark Technology and LBS Innovations all filing suits.  Smart Search Concepts also filed a number of suits regarding searching technologies.  As usual, I prepared the report in partnership with and using Docket Navigator and its powerful database.  Docket Navigator is a valuable resource,… Continue Reading

May 2013 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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Like April, May saw a few large filings.  Data Carriers sued about twenty retailers Ubicomm also hit about twenty retailers.  Additionally, NeoMedia, Blue Calypso and Landmark Technology also filed suits.  Of particular interest, Neiman Marcus filed a declaratory judgment suit against a patent holder that sent a cease and desist letter, but refused to identify… Continue Reading

March 2012 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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Similar to February, March saw some frequent flier trolls, including ArrivalStar, Landmark Technology, Maxim Integrated Products, Round Rock Research, and Select Retrieval, filing additional suits.  And there were some less frequent trolls that filed large numbers of cases this month, including Ameranth, Execware, MacroSolve, Patent Group, Soverain Software, and Unified Messaging Solutions.  As usual, I… Continue Reading

February 2012 Retail Patent Litigation Report

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Similar to January, February saw some frequent flier trolls, including ArrivalStar, Landmark Technology, Maxim Integrated Products, Round Rock Research, and Select Retrieval, filing additional suits.  And there were some less frequent trolls that filed large numbers of cases this month, including Ameranth, Execware, MacroSolve, Patent Group, Soverain Software, and Unified Messaging Solutions.  As usual, I… Continue Reading

Staving Off Patent Trolls: Four Initial Steps to Protect Your Company

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Patent trolls have been the scourge of technology-based industries for years. It can cost just as much to defend a case against a patent troll as against a competitor, but the defendant in a patent troll case has little or no opportunity to use competitive pressure or counterclaims to defend itself and create exposure for… Continue Reading