Halliburton: Patenting Patent Trolling to Block Patent Trolls

12 11 2008

Watch out Nathan Myhrvold, your business model may face threats from Halliburton.

Huh? Let us explain. Myhvold, perhaps the most written-about Law Blog subject who doesn’t own a law degree, is the former chief technology officer for Microsoft who’s quietly amassed a trove of 20,000-plus patents and patent applications. His firm, Intellectual Ventures, is using its clout to press tech giants into costly patent-licensing deals — making it, in other words, one of the world’s largest patent trolls.


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