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EU to Nokia: Don't be a 'patent troll'

European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he's concerned Nokia might try to leverage its patent portfolio for its own legal good.

By Dec. 9, 2013


House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By Dec. 5, 2013


ITC launches pilot program to cut down on patent troll suits

A new program will soon require companies to prove they have well-established U.S. production, licensing, and research before being able to bring a patent case before the commission.

By Jun. 24, 2013


Racketeering claims against patent troll rejected

A trio of networking companies had sued a patent licensing company that was demanding Wi-Fi licensing fees from bakeries, hotels, cafes, and other businesses.

By Feb. 6, 2013


Hate IE10? You're a troll, Microsoft says

Microsoft's latest ad is taking on the trolls, but is it sidestepping the real issues?

By Dec. 1, 2012


BBC confronts Facebook troll

An Internet troll who posts allegedly hateful and racist remarks on Facebook's RIP sites, seems blase about his activities when he is intercepted by a BBC reporter.

By Feb. 7, 2012


Rackspace fights back with suit against 'notorious' patent troll

The target of a patent infringement lawsuit, the cloud service provider goes on the offensive with a countersuit against the patent assertion entity.

By Apr. 4, 2013


AT&T 'hacker' and Internet troll sentenced to over three years

Andrew Auernheimer, professional Internet troll, is a uniquely unsympathetic defendant. But even his detractors are protesting a 41-month prison sentence that a federal judge levied today.

By Mar. 18, 2013


Twitter troll annoys boxer, boxer pays him a visit

There are times when a virtual insult enters reality, as boxer Curtis Woodhouse proves when he is so annoyed by a troll that he pays him a visit.

By Mar. 12, 2013


Newegg wins key 'shopping cart' lawsuit against patent troll

The company was able to overturn an earlier loss against Soverain, a patent troll that makes money by suing companies for alleged infringement of its unused e-commerce patents.

By Jan. 28, 2013