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Intellectual Ventures Tied To 1,300 Shell Companies 140

Posted by timothy
from the such-pretty-shells dept.
dgharmon writes "New research (PDF) shows that Intellectual Ventures is tied to at least 1,300 shell companies whose sole purpose is to coerce real companies into buying patent license that they don't want or need. Those who resist the 'patent trolls' are dragged into nightmarish lawsuits."
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