At Overlawyered, Walter Olson has been covering the false patent-marking lawsuit wave, exacerbated by a recent Federal Circuit decision. Judge Polster rejected one such lawsuit. "The False Marking statute essentially represents a wholesale delegation of criminal law enforcement power to private entities with no control exercised by the Department of Justice." [Unique Product Solutions, Ltd. v. Hy-Grade Valve, Inc. via Gray on Claims (h/t F.B.)]
Breaking: N.D. Ohio court finds false marking statute unconstitutional
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- Around the web, September 20
- Multi-defendant patent suits
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- "Patent company has big case, no office"
- Around the web, August 25
- Why is the Eastern District of Texas home to so many patent trolls?
- "This American Life" on patent trolls and the patent arms race
- Dilbert on the patent arms race