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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning to talk patent trolls at upcoming roundtable

Bruning, along with attorneys general from Vermont and Missouri, will discuss the problem at a Nov. 19 event in New York City

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning

Some call them “non-practicing entities” or “patent assertion entities,” but Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning calls it like he sees it, referring to them as patent trolls. 

The attorney general is direct and clear in his beliefs about patent trolls, declaring that these entities are engaged in scams against consumers and saying that they use tactics to frighten and extort money from small businesses and non-profits that are often not legally sophisticated.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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