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Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls
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It’s sad for an engineer or inventor to see their work used as a ball-gag to stifle innovation. Too often companies referred to as “patent trolls” will buy up patents without any intention of using them or licensing them fairly. …

Supreme Court Limits Patents: No Natural Laws

On Tuesday, the supreme court unanimously ruled that they would not allow inventors or corporations to patent discoveries based on “laws of nature”. The decision came out of an application by Nestle S.A. unit Prometheus Laboratories Inc. that involved a …

Vonage May Get Stay Of Execution

A landmark Supreme Court decision may prove to be the savior of Vonage. The ruling on "obviousness" is expected to have sweeping implications in patent law while pulling Vonage from the Verizon fire.