Studies show patent trolls harm innovation

morreale Sunday 27 of July, 2014
The HBR has posted the interesting article The Evidence Is In: Patent Trolls Do Hurt Innovation. Patent litigation is way up and costs the industry $29B a year plus it destroys $60B in corporate wealth at the same time. Mean damages is $21M. Patent lawsuits result in reduces R&D from large firms, small firms, and investments by VC.