Growing industry coalition urges the EU (again) not to turn Europe into a patent trolls' paradise

While Apple and Samsung still haven’t been able to settle their global patent dispute, they do agree that patent assertion entities (PAEs), or “patent trolls”, cause serious “problems that continue to plague innovators”. In September the world’s two largest smartphone makers were already among an impressive group of signatories of an open letter to European policy-makers that warned against an increasing patent troll problem in Europe and, especially, the ways in which the problem could exacerbate as a result of shortcomings in the rules of procedure of the Unified Patent Court system that is at the preparatory stage.

 

 Reference: Growing industry coalition urges the EU (again) not to turn Europe into a patent trolls’ paradise

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