This Is How the Patent Trolls and Trial Lawyers Won | TIME.com


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The bill would have increased transparency in patent ownership, allowed patent infringement cases to be stayed while the suits are litigated, and cracked down on frivolous demand letters.

The bill would have also opened to the door to what’s known as “fee shifting,” which is the idea that if plaintiffs lose a patent case, they should be on the hook for the defendant’s legal fees.

via This Is How the Patent Trolls and Trial Lawyers Won | TIME.com.

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