Medium: Universities have turned over hundreds of patents to patent trolls

Ugh: Universities have turned over hundreds of patents to patent trolls. “Intellectual Ventures (IV), a high-powered patent troll, has made its patent portfolio public — and it contains almost 30,000 active patents. IV is notorious for using these patents, including the truly trivial ones, to sue companies for patent infringement or bully them into paying with litigation threats. But how many of IV’s patents came from universities?”

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