Category: James Bessen

A third of the economy is at stake — and patent trolls are to blame

Washington Post By James Bessen, School of Law By Michael Meurer, School of Law Patent lawsuits have become a big business. Over six times as many patent lawsuits are filed today as in 1980, and businesses of all sorts have become vocal about the burden of undeserved lawsuits, many over vague or overreaching software patents… […]