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Patent trolls : predatory litigation and the smothering of innovation / William J. Watkins, Jr. ; foreword by William F. Shughart II.

Author/Creator:
Watkins, William J., Jr.
Publication:
Oakland, California : The Independent Institute, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (97 pages)
Subjects:
Patent suits -- United States.
Patent licenses -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Patent laws and legislation -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Recent trends
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Patent trolls
How trolls work
Taming the trolls
The Texas hot spot
Learning from the Texas docket
Reformation and the litigation explosion
Concluding remarks.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Watkins, William J. Patent trolls : predatory litigation and the smothering of innovation.
ISBN:
9781598131703 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781598131734 (e-book)
OCLC:
866858691
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