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Attorney Trueba said the case shows it is often wiser to fight patent infringement litigation brought by patent trolls than to settle out of court.

Sometimes, it makes more sense for businesses to fight patent infringement cases than to pay licensing fees.

Earlier this month,, an online vitamin supplement retailer, won a patent infringement case brought by Tawnsaura. Tawnsaura was described by defense lawyers as a non-practicing entity, more commonly called a patent troll, and on June 13 it lost its case with Vitacost after Tawnsaura settled with most of the other defendants it had sued.

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