17 February 2021PatentsRory O'Neill

Barclays signals new anti-patent troll strategy

Groups targeting patent assertion entities (PAEs) are aiming to enlist more members from the financial services sector, after recruiting Barclays.

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21 January 2020   Cybersecurity provider Trend Micro is joining the LOT Network, in a bid to combat the threat posed by ‘patent assertion entities’, which it says drain “tens of billions of dollars” from the global economy.
16 January 2020   Tech and auto companies including Apple, BMW, Microsoft, and Samsung have urged the European Commission to take action to stop European courts from issuing automatic injunctions in favour of so-called ‘patent trolls’.
24 November 2021   British bank Barclays has accused California-based fintech Plaid of infringing the bank’s ‘Rise’ trademarks with the launch of competing fintech incubator services.