Patent trolls to be banned

Patent trolls to be banned

Oregon Senate Bill 1540 would make patent trolling a violation of the state's Unlawful Trade Practices Act.

The bill would also allow an individual or business targeted by a patent troll to sue and recover attorneys’ fees.

The bill has broad bipartisan support and is scheduled for a hearing Feb. 12 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Read more at OregonLive.com