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PAE

Abbreviation for postantibiotic effect.
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While the legislative and executive branches may have jumped in feet-first to battle the emerging market for patent trolls, members of the judiciary aren't so sure.
Irrespective of patent trolls, businesses should take steps to protect their IP, retain their IP and exploit their IP.
Not only do patent trolls join big companies in inflicting pain on startups, but they do so without ever intending to produce a product for customers.
According to a Boston University study, in 2011, patent trolls cost the U.
Some of the narratives were inflammatory and included derogatory name-calling such as patent trolls, patent extortionists, and patent terrorists.
Consequently, patent troll suits exhaust more patent litigation
The use of demand letters by patent trolls is on the rise.
Retailers of all types and sizes have all been victimized by patent trolls, and the Boston University School of Law estimates that abusive patent troll practices cost the U.
The law also allows the court to consider if the license fee is reasonable in light of the infringement and if the patent troll has a history of sending vague, threatening letters to companies over the same patents.
Because it can cost upwards of $1 million to defend against a patent troll, a settlement of $250,000 can appear reasonable to many businesses.
Two years ago, a local software company told me a patent troll was threatening a new product launch and a number of jobs.