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Submission + - US patent trolling costs $29 billion a year (

Bismillah writes: "This piece of research from Boston University seems to put an end to claims that patent trolling is "socially valuable" and instead, is a social loss.

The total cost to society could be around $80 billion according to the researchers. What's more, the costs have gone up fourfold since 2005."

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US patent trolling costs $29 billion a year

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Crazee Edeee, his prices are INSANE!!!