Bill That Would Curb Patent Trolls Could Hurt Tech Firms
A bill sent to the Senate floor has a provision that could end up hurting the people and companies it's supposed to protect.By Leah Becerra | June 16, 2015
Recently, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a bill to the floor that could keep patent trolls at bay.
"Trolls do not make or invent products, they simply sue those who do," according to the Consumer Electronics Association.
Let's be clear: Patent trolls are not green monsters. But they are people who could be stunting innovation for creative individuals or companies by filing patent infringement lawsuits.