Testimony of Brian J. Love, California Assembly Select Committee on High Technology, Informational Hearing on Patent Assertion Entities
46 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Date Written: October 30, 2013
The California Assembly Select Committee on High Technology held an informational hearing on patent assertion entities (PAEs) on October 30, 2013. This testimony explains what a PAE is, how PAEs change the economics of high-tech patent litigation, and why the PAE business model is problematic.
Keywords: patent assertion entity, PAE, non-practicing entity, NPE, patent troll
JEL Classification: O34, K41
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