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Obama Orders Regulators to Root Out ‘Patent Trolls’

The New york Times, June 4, 2013

Edward Wyatt

WASHINGTON — One company threatened to sue 8,000 coffee shops, hotels and retailers for patent infringement because they had set up Wi-Fi networks for their customers. Another claimed that hundreds of small businesses were violating its patents by attaching a document scanner to an office computer system. One claimed rights to royalties from anyone producing a podcast. Read More >>

Original Posting: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/05/business/president-moves-to-curb-patent-suits.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0

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