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Old 01-15-2014, 12:00 PM   #1
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LXer: Patent stunner: Under attack, nation’s most notorious “troll” sues federal gov’t


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MPHJ Technology Investments quickly became one of the best-known "patent trolls" of all time by sending out thousands of letters to small businesses—16,465 of them, we now know—saying that if the business did not pay a licensing fee of $1,000 or more per worker, it would be sued for patent infringement. MPHJ claimed to have patents that cover any networked "scan-to-email" function.

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