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New study exposes growing problem of patent aggregators and negative impact on innovation


April 28, 2016

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In theory, the rise in patent litigation could reflect growth in the commercialization of technology and innovation, as lawsuits increase proportionately as more and more companies turn to intellectual property (IP) protection to safeguard their competitive advantages. In reality, however, it's a very different story. The authors of a study point out that the majority of recent patent litigation has been driven by "nonpracticing entities." Full Story

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Harvard Business School

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