April 17, 2024



Our Right To Challenge Junk Patents Is Under Threat 

EFF – Electronic Frontier Foundation

JUNE 2, 2023

The U.S. Patent Office has proposed new rules about who can challenge wrongly granted patents. If the rules become official, they will offer new protections to patent trolls. Challenging patents will become far more onerous, and impossible for some. The new rules could stop organizations like EFF, which used this process to fight the Personal Audio “podcasting patent,” from filing patent challenges altogether. 

If you have a personal experience with patent troll attacks, please mention it. Comments are not anonymous and you should use your real name. 

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