Reps. Renew Effort To Troll For 'Patent Trolls'

Reintroduce bill requiring PAEs to have sweat equity in patents
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A bill has been reintroduced in the House to cut down on lawsuits filed by patent assertion entities (PAEs), otherwise known by their detractors as "patent trolls."

The bill, the Trade Protection Not Troll Protection Act, would require PAEs to have a "vested" interest in the patents they try to protect, "including development of the product."

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