January 14, 2014 AT 11:29 am

Supreme Court Sides With Newegg Against Patent Trolls #makerbusiness

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Supreme Court Sides With Newegg Against Patent Trolls.

Chalk one up for the enemies of patent trolls: The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a request for trial from alleged patent troll Soverain Software.

The case, called Soverain Software LLC. v. Newegg Inc., is one of three such cases the Supreme Court is expected to consider this year. While the Court will likely hear the remaining cases, which deal with finer points of patent law, its dismissal of Soverain speaks to the potential frivolousness of its claims.

…Congress is examining legislation that would fight patent trolls and their frivolous lawsuits by making them liable for court costs, should they lose their cases.

We buy our office computers and more from Newegg for many reasons, this is one of them.



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