Retail, tech industry become latest players in the war on patent reform

Support for the CBM clause of the Innovation Act varies

Controversy brought on by patent trolls continues to cause a stir in multiple industries, and with Congress under more pressure than ever to address the ongoing issue, the markets affected are looking for answers.

Most recently, retailers and technology companies have been in the spotlight for patent infringement lawsuits brought on by conflict regarding the display of their websites and the use of online services such as offering search engines, drop down display menus and catalog images on their websites. JC Penny and LL Bean are among the retailers targeted in such lawsuits as of late.

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Stefanie Mosca

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