Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday December 10, 2012

Trolls Behind 61% Of All U.S. Patent Lawsuits

I want to say this is surprising but, being totally honest, I don't think this really comes as a surprise to anyone. frown

These companies, more commonly known as patent trolls, have accounted for 61% of all patent lawsuits filed through December 1st, compared to 45% in 2011 and 23% in 2007. Professor Colleen Chien revealed that "more suits are being brought by entities that don’t make anything than those that do," adding that more than ever lawsuits are being filed against startups.