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Old 05-27-2015, 08:51 AM   #1
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LXer: Patent troll with a big verdict against Cisco notches a Supreme Court win


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The Supreme Court issued a ruling today in Commil USA v. Cisco Systems, one of two patent cases it heard this term. On one key issue, the opinion favors Commil, a "patent troll" that won a $64 million jury verdict against Cisco. But other findings mean that the non-practicing entity won't be getting a payday any time soon—and a final section of the opinion is wholly dedicated to reminding judges to sanction misbehaving patent plaintiffs, something that didn't even come up in this case.

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Old 05-27-2015, 07:29 PM   #2
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One should probably refrain from using a derogatory name like patent troll. Could get one sued. LQ should refrain from such terms.

It is always nice to see non-lawyers commenting on legal issues however.
 
  


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