tech in the spotlight
Posted by Abe Sauer on July 28, 2011 12:00 PM
NPR's Planet Money team has produced a story for sister public radio program This American Life that simply must be listened to.
Titled "When Patents Attack," the segment is a searing look at the world of "patent trolling," the practice of leveraging patents to sue one's way to profits against start-ups and huge companies alike.
The show singled out one patent "troll" in particular, Intellectual Ventures. Not surprisingly, Intellectual Ventures has fired back.Continue reading...