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Intellectual Ventures Tied To 1,300 Shell Companies 140

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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Intellectual Ventures Tied To 1,300 Shell Companies

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