In-house counsel urge lawmakers to quell patent trolls with antitrust laws

At a hearing searching for a solution to the flood of patent suits facing companies, government considers that trolls may be anti-competitive

Patent trolls, much like regular trolls, are known for running around making nuisances of themselves. But could they be an antitrust problem?

Some in-house counsel think so, and told U.S. lawmakers as much at a hearing on Thursday, Thomson Reuters reports.

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