ChiefMonkeyGrinder writes: A significant event took place yesterday: potentially the biggest software patent troll of all has finally woken from its slumbers: Today Intellectual Ventures enforced its rights and filed patent infringement complaints in the US District Court of Delaware against companies in the software security; dynamic random access memory (DRAM) and Flash memory; and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) industries. Intellectual Ventures was founded by Microsoft, Intel and a Seattle based lawfim.
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