Beware of the I.P. Trolls

Increasingly, intellectual property issues involving patents on software and business methods, as well as trademarks and copyrights, have become strategic and tactical factors in many industries. This has invited the proliferation of so-called intellectual property predators, including “cyber-squatters” and “patent trolls.” Do these organizations encourage or inhibit innovation? What is ahead for these firms and the enterprises they feed on? What are the implications for you and your business? We’ll provide the answers.

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