Jury: Newegg infringes Spangenberg patent, must pay $2.3 million | Ars Technica
Newegg, an online retailer that has made a name for itself fighting the non-practicing patent holders sometimes called “patent trolls,” sits on the losing end of a lawsuit tonight. An eight-person jury came back shortly after 7:00pm and found that the company infringed all four asserted claims of a patent owned by TQP Development, a company owned by patent enforcement expert Erich Spangenberg.“patent enforcement expert”. That’s one way to put it. This is insanity.
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pretty strong argument. However, I think shlibs still have an advantage in that their pages are easier to share…
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