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Vermont AG wins remand regarding complaint against MPHJ Technologies

The state of Vermont has won the first round of a case in federal court against an alleged patent troll, but litigation is likely to continue in state court.

A U.S. District Court judge has remanded the state of Vermont’s case against MPHJ Technologies – which opponents claim is a patent troll – back to state court.

Vermont’s Attorney General Bill Sorrell has alleged that MPHJ Technologies sent unfair and deceptive demand letters to small businesses and non-profit organizations in the state, claiming patent violations.

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