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2014-04-11 08:23:32

PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce the release of the white paper, How to Defend Against Patent Trolls Without Breaking the Bank. Authored by Ken Bressler and Chris Hu, this comprehensive resource presents companies of all sizes with practical steps for mitigating potentially crippling patent litigation and its adverse financial consequences, while defending the company and maintaining normal business operations. "Patent trolls--those who seek...

2014-04-07 12:22:29

Statewide transit agencies urge Congress to pass legislation curbing practices of abusive patent trolls CHAMPAIGN, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Illinois Public Transportation Association (IPTA), along with its members, including the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD), and partners, urged Congress to pass meaningful patent reform legislation. Transit agencies across the state have been targeted multiple times by patent trolls - shell companies...

2014-04-07 08:38:58

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NTIP) announced today it has initiated patent litigation against Google and YouTube in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for infringement of several of its patents relating to the identification of media content. The patents being asserted are U.S. Patent No. 8,010,988 titled "Using Features From An Audio/OR Video Work To Obtain Information About The Work," U.S. Patent...

2014-03-24 12:30:16

ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Monday, Art Gardner (GOP), a patent attorney seeking election to the U.S. Senate in Georgia, proposed an innovative reform to the nation's patent laws to address the artificially high price of prescription medicines in the U.S. Noting the alarmingly high prices paid in the U.S. compared to prices in similar countries for many drugs protected by patent, Gardner said, "It is appalling that the U.S. consumer is forced to pay much, much...

2014-03-21 20:21:08

Dr. Dariush Adli and his team have earned a reputation as the "go-to" law firm for defending patent owners from attacks from patent trolls like those currently threatening podcasters with legal action. LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, the broadcasting industry has changed dramatically due to the emergence of podcasting by personalities - some expert, some novice - in nearly every field and niche. The result has been new opportunities for a broad and...

2014-03-14 23:00:59

Endurance International Group continued its web civility mission by advocating for privacy and patent reform in Washington D.C. last week as part of Internet Education Day on Capitol Hill, organized by the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2C), of which Endurance is a founding member. Burlington, MA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, continued...

2014-03-13 12:35:39

The online shopping site underscores its 'spend and defend' policy for abusive patent troll suits SALT LAKE CITY, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) announces that plaintiffs in two patent troll lawsuits have dismissed their cases against the company without any settlement or any money paid. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/LA33954LOGO "They just walked away," said Patrick M. Byrne, Overstock.com chairman and CEO. "Patent trolls find us...

2014-03-12 23:31:51

Patent Reform, Tax Reform, Immigration Reform among Top Priorities Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In mid-February, Greg Plum from SoundConnect joined TechVoice to advocate for IT sector priorities on Capitol Hill during the organization’s annual fly-in to Washington, D.C. TechVoice, a partnership of CompTIA and the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA), works to provide a voice to tech companies on Capitol Hill. As a TechVoice participant, Plum met with the offices of Delaware...

2014-03-03 16:24:17

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-02-25 16:33:42

Illinois victims describe perils of meritless lawsuits, encourage reform WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patent Progress, providing timely information and analysis on the high-tech patent landscape, today released a video highlighting the stories of two patent troll victims based in Illinois who have been attacked multiple times. Their stories uncover the stark realities of patent troll attacks, including the negative impacts on business, family, innovation and...