If companies did not infringe NPE patents, the cost they incurred from NPE litigation would be much lower 11 May 15
Yesterday this blog took a look at the huge difference in the amount of costs incurred by operating companies in the US as the result of NPE litigation put forward by Boston University professors James Bessen and Michael Meurer on the one hand, and RPX on the other. The former estimated $29 billion in 2011, the latter $12.2 billion in 2014. Either there has been a massive reduction in three years, we said, or one of the parties has got it very badly wrong.
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