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Supreme Court upholds patent review process, dealing trolls a blow

Rejected submission by Anonymous Coward at 2018-04-25 12:49:50
Techonomics

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/04/supreme-court-upholds-important-weapon-in-the-fight-against-bad-patents/ [arstechnica.com]

"Congress can grant a franchise that permits a company to erect a toll bridge but qualify the grant by reserving its authority to revoke or amend the franchise," the court's majority wrote, citing a 101-year-old precedent on the topic. "The same is true for franchises that permit companies to build railroads or telegraph lines."


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