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FTC Releases Big Report On Patent Trolls, Says The Patent System Needs To Change

For quite some time now the FTC has been making lots of noises about the problems of the patent system and patent trolls in particular. While the US Patent Office itself has done little to address the problem, the FTC has recognized the harm patent trolling is doing to innovation and consumers. More than five years ago, the FTC released a big report on patent trolling and the problems it causes -- suggesting that the Patent Office should start getting rid of vague patents with "indefinite" claims.
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