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President Obama pushes Congress to pass anti-patent troll bill

President Barack Obama has called for Congress to pass legislation aimed at reining in what many companies complain are “frivolous” patent infringement lawsuits

Anti-Patent Troll Legislation Passes House

Tech companies have a history of patent troll struggles, but smaller businesses, including retailers and coffee shops, have since been accused of infringement and joined the lobbying lawmakers for protection.

In fact, President Barack Obama has called for Congress to pass legislation aimed at reining in what many companies complain are “frivolous” patent infringement lawsuits.  The President announced a blueprint for reducing the number of lawsuits in June and reiterated support for the effort in his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night.

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Amanda Ciccatelli

Amanda G. Ciccatelli is a Contributing Writer for InsideCounsel, where she covers the patent litigation space. Amanda earned a B.A. in Communications and Journalism from...

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