The Patent Examiner focuses on tech-sector patent lawsuits—especially the widespread patent suits filed by companies that specialize in patent enforcement. These companies are sometimes known as “patent trolls,” but are also called non-practicing entities (NPEs), patent-holding companies, and other names.

The blog is edited by Joe Mullin, a reporter with the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley School of Journalism. Contributing authors include Greg Thomas and J.J. Barrow.

 

 

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