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July 23rd, 2013

Nebraska Joins Vermont in Overdue Crackdown on Patent ‘Trolls’

Nebraska has become the second state, joining Vermont, to crack down on so-called “patent trolls” with state consumer protection laws as officials work to thwart alleged shakedowns of productive companies by the parasitic trolls . . . → Read More: Nebraska Joins Vermont in Overdue Crackdown on Patent ‘Trolls’

January 25th, 2012

Retired Texas Judge to Argue Patent Cases in His Old Court

And some folks wondered why the latest Judicial Hellholes report placed the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (ED Texas) — and all the patent trolls who flock to it — at the top of its Watch List. Well, wonder no more. . . . → Read More: Retired Texas Judge to Argue Patent Cases in His Old Court

August 24th, 2011

Will Surging Patent Litigation Make Eastern Texas the First Federal Court District to Be Declared a ‘Judicial Hellhole’?

Echoing growing concerns voiced by the high-tech and finanacial service sectors, ATRA president Tiger Joyce’s August 24 letter to the editor in the Wall Street Journal criticizes the patent troll-friendly federal courts in the Eastern District of Texas . . . → Read More: Will Surging Patent Litigation Make Eastern Texas the First Federal Court District to Be Declared a ‘Judicial Hellhole’?