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“Patent troll” claiming playlists and podcasts scores license with SanDisk

“Patent troll” claiming playlists and podcasts scores license with SanDisk | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Personal Audio LLC, singled out by EFF and media, is rolling onward.
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Patent Trolls Threaten Podcasts - thebolditalic (blog)

Patent Trolls Threaten Podcasts - thebolditalic (blog) | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Patent Trolls Threaten Podcasts thebolditalic (blog) The reason Logan even has a case is because of Patent US8,112,504 – "System for disseminating media content representing episodes in a serialized sequence" – which means that any device that can...
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Landmark Patent Office Ruling Strikes Abstract Software Patent; EFF ...

Landmark Patent Office Ruling Strikes Abstract Software Patent; EFF ... | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
The long-running patent battle between Versata and SAP saw a lot of action this week. Back in 2007, Versata filed a lawsuit claiming SAP infringed a patent on a method “for pricing products in multi-level product and ...
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Obama goes troll-hunting

Obama goes troll-hunting | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
THE solitary, lumbering trolls of Scandinavian mythology would sometimes be turned to stone by exposure to sunlight. Barack Obama is hoping that several measures...
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FTC may probe patent trolls - ABA Journal

FTC may probe patent trolls - ABA Journal | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
FTC may probe patent trolls ABA Journal According to the Times, the so-called 6(b) study would require patent trolls to “answer questions about how they conduct their operations, including whether they coordinate their lawsuits with other patent...
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Equal and Better Patents for All - Fox Business

Equal and Better Patents for All - Fox Business | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Equal and Better Patents for All Fox Business The President's proposals are centered on a June 2013 report called Patent Assertion and U.S.
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Feds may spear patent trolls with antitrust law: FTC Chair wants help ...

Feds may spear patent trolls with antitrust law: FTC Chair wants help ... | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Despite legislation and public outcry, patent trolls keep on suing small businesses and hurting innovation. Now, the FTC is bringing a glimmer of hope the abuse of the patent system will stop.
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Patent troll Personal Audio LLC sues iTunes' top podcaster Adam Carolla's Ace Broadcasting

Patent troll Personal Audio LLC sues iTunes' top podcaster Adam Carolla's Ace Broadcasting | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
In July 2011, a federal jury in Texas awarded "patent licensing company" Personal Audio LLC $8 million in its patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. The jury found Apple infringed two valid pat...
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F.T.C. Is Said to Plan Inquiry of Frivolous Patent Lawsuits

F.T.C. Is Said to Plan Inquiry of Frivolous Patent Lawsuits | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
The Federal Trade Commission plans to issue subpoenas to companies that are patent trolls, meaning that they buy large portfolios of technology patents and use them to sue other entities.
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Not a fan of the big O I am seeing this as a means to help out established companies. but his baby NPR is very heavy in the podcasting realm so... He may suprise us.

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Trolls and Tribulations

Trolls and Tribulations | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Patent trolls — companies that assert patents as a business model instead of creating products — have been in the news lately. This is hardly surprising, given that troll lawsuits now make up the majority of new patent cases.
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Read This: Marc Maron continues the fight against patent trolls 

Read This: Marc Maron continues the fight against patent trolls  | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
He's taking the fight from the garage to official legal websites.
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EFF asks for help defeating podcast patent troll - PCWorld

EFF asks for help defeating podcast patent troll - PCWorld | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
The Mac Observer EFF asks for help defeating podcast patent troll PCWorld The Electronic Frontier Foundation, partnering with the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, is asking the public to identify...
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Supreme Court: Patents Require 'An Act of Invention' | Electronic ...

Supreme Court: Patents Require 'An Act of Invention' | Electronic ... | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
UPDATE: Just hours after the Supreme Court ruled today, at least one company announced it would be offering genetic testing on the BRCA genes for $995—barely one quarter of the approximately $4000 Myriad charges for ...
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Patent trolls collect "nuisance fees" and political enemies - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Patent trolls collect "nuisance fees" and political enemies
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Mason is one of thousands of U.S.
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Why Silicon Valley likes Obama's patent troll offensive - Washington Post (blog)

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Why Silicon Valley likes Obama's patent troll offensive
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Technology companies may have backed the President's executive actions to curb patent trolling.
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Supreme Court Says Patent Abuse Can Violate Antitrust Laws - Techdirt

Supreme Court Says Patent Abuse Can Violate Antitrust Laws - Techdirt | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Opposing Views Supreme Court Says Patent Abuse Can Violate Antitrust Laws Techdirt The big pharma companies tried to argue that there was no antitrust issue, because (basically) its patents make any such drugs immune from antitrust laws (for those...
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FTC to launch new investigation of patent trolls - PCWorld

FTC to launch new investigation of patent trolls - PCWorld | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) FTC to launch new investigation of patent trolls PCWorld The Federal Trade Commission will launch an investigation of the business practices of so-called patent trolls in an effort to understand whether those companies are...
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Episode 462: When Patents Hit the Podcast : NPR

Episode 462: When Patents Hit the Podcast : NPR | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Jim Logan did not create the technology to podcast. He himself is not a modern-day podcaster. But he claims to have the patent on podcasting. On today's show, he says all the people out there podcasting today, owe him money.
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EFF to help defend against troll with “podcasting patent”—granted in 2012

EFF to help defend against troll with “podcasting patent”—granted in 2012 | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
Personal Audio has made a name for itself suing Apple, Samsung, RIM, and others.
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Personal Audio defends its podcasting patent after EFF challenge

Personal Audio defends its podcasting patent after EFF challenge | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
The company that owns a U.S. patent for podcasting is confident the patent will stand up to a challenge initiated this week by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
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Help Save Podcasting!

Help Save Podcasting! | Podcast Patent Troll | Scoop.it
We need your help to save podcasting. EFF is partnering with leading lawyers to bust a key patent being used to threaten podcasters. But we need your help to find prior art and cover the filing fees for a brand new patent busting procedure.
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Help the EFF keep podcasting from being destoryed by a Patent Troll

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