50697193 story "Patent Troll" Closes Controversial Podcast Patent Deal With SanDisk 65 Posted by samzenpus on Sunday September 15, 2013 @01:44PM from the this-podcast-is-my-podcast-this-podcast-is-not-your-podcast dept. wabrandsma writes "James Logan's patent company, Personal Audio, has closed a licensing agreement with SanDisk. The company says that now 'between a third and two thirds of all mp3 audio players' are made by companies to which its patents have been licensed, including LG, Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Blackberry and Amazon. The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to fight Personal Audio's podcasting patent at the US Patent and Trademark Office. About 30,000 dollars, was brought in earlier this year through crowdfunding to fight the case. Logan took part in a question-and-answer session here In June."