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‘Patent privateers’ do legal legwork for big-time tech companies

Jul 1, 2013, 08:30 am CDT

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AKA champerty and barratry.

By JM-K on 2013 06 26, 12:27 pm CDT

I’ve patented the procedure used for putting a trash bag into a garbage can as well as all known methods of getting out of bed in the morning. 

Pay up, suckers.

By Donald on 2013 06 26, 2:13 pm CDT

It’s okay to get a patent.  It’s not okay to enforce a patent.  Yeah, that makes sense!

By LawLOL on 2013 06 27, 4:05 am CDT

As long as it’s not a patent on something like putting a trash bag into a garbage can or getting out of bed.

By SME on 2013 06 27, 12:30 pm CDT

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