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Apple the most targeted technology company by patent trolls

PatentFreedom says Apple has faced 171 separate patent troll lawsuits over the past five years

Companies that hold crucial patents look at patent trolls and sneer. But then again, Apple Inc. General Counsel Bruce Sewell likely looks at all those other companies and says those companies have it easy.

According to PatentFreedom, a service that helps targeted companies escape patent trolls, Apple has been on the receiving end of 171 separate patent troll lawsuits over the past five years – the most patent troll suits faced of any technology company by nearly 25 percent.

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Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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