Boston University licensing deal validates RPX; debunks $29 billion patent troll myth 26 Jan 14
There are a couple of interesting aspects to the recent announcement that Boston University has settled patent infringement claims against a host of big name tech companies via a deal with RPX. The first is that the agreement provides an excellent validation of the services that the defensive aggregator offers. Instead of the university and each alleged infringer having to sit down to talk, Boston’s representatives were able to get together with one group of negotiators in order to sort things out.
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