Subject: Re: patent trolls and X-licensors
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <>
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 13:19:32 +0900

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Lord <> writes:

    Thomas> During oral arguments, Scalia asked "Why should we draw a
    Thomas> distinction between the solo inventor who needs a patent
    Thomas> speculation firm to market his invention and somebody
    Thomas> else?"

That's the *right question*, and I take it as evidence in *favor* of
my contention that SCOTUS is alive to the problem.

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