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March 2017

“Stop Patent Troll Armageddon: Use Defensive Aggregators.” Richardson et. al. Landslide (March 2017)

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How do you respond to NPE threats and litigations, both anticipated and actual? One cost-effective strategy is the use of defensive aggregators. Here is our brief primer on using defensive aggregators and how they can stop patent trolls.

“Stop Patent Troll Armageddon: Use Defensive Aggregators.” Richardson et. al. Landslide (March 2017), available here.

“How and Why LinkedIn Learned to Love Patents.” Harrington et. al. IAM Magazine Issue 82 (March 2017)

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LinkedIn was a big brand name with a small patent portfolio – a combination that made it vulnerable to a patent attack. In 2012 the LinkedIn decided to do something about it. We work through the case study of how LinkedIn determined its vulnerabilities, set a patent development and patent buying program, and fundamentally changed its risk profile. We show how LinkedIn bought over 900 patents over four years.

“How and Why LinkedIn Learned to Love Patents.” Harrington et. al. IAM Magazine Issue 82 (March 2017), available here.