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Patent troll

A patent troll is a pejorative term for companies that opportunistically pursue patent claims with no intention of using their inventions. The goal is to sue an actual maker for infringement.[1]

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  1. see Mike Musgrove, "Discovery E-Book Filing Raises Eyebrows," Washington Post August 29, 2009