Litigants employ new tactic in facing off with “patent trolls”: RICO

RICO, the federal Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization statute passed in 1970 is known primarily from headlines regarding cases against organized crime figures.  The law is now being used on a new target — patent trolls.

See Washington Post article at “Here’s how a law designed to fight the Mafia could stop abusive patent lawsuits”

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