The Power of No
By James Bessen, School of Law

In June, in a White House blog post titled “Taking on Patent Trolls to Protect American Innovation, Gene Sperling, assistant to the president for economic policy and director of the National Economic Council, warned: “In recent years, there has been an explosion of abusive patent litigation designed not to reward innovation and enforce intellectual property, but to threaten companies in order to extract settlements based on questionable claims.”…

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