Mossoff on Transparency in Assertion of Patents Act

In a Legal Newsline article, Professor Adam Mossoff discusses the Transparency in Assertion of Patents Act and other bills aimed at patent assertion entities (PAEs), also known as patent trolls.

Pointing to the lack of studies showing the effects of PAEs on consumers and patent holders, Mossoff says, “If lawmakers care about the underlying facts and the sanctity of the system, which has made possible incredible innovation in this country, they wouldn’t just start making vast changes to the patent system.”

Law professor: McCaskill’s legislation has potential to be ‘most destructive’ of patent troll bills, Legal Newsline, March 6, 2014. By Jessica M. Karmasek.

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