Professor Robin Feldman is quoted in a Intellectual Property Watch article entitled “Despite US Reforms, Patent Trolls are Thriving – For Now.”

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“Others, however, expect that patent trolls will continue to bedevil the US. The reforms ‘are shifting the bargaining power of parties, but they are not eliminating the problems’ that give rise to patent trolls, said prof. Robin Feldman, director of the Institute for Innovation Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.”

“‘The patent system stills permits patent trolls to threaten unreasonably large damage awards,’ she said. ‘Outsized awards and the inability to predict what damages will be awarded are driving the system. They create costs and risks, which patent trolls exploit.’”

The full article can be found here.

 

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