"Patent troll" is a term of art.
Posted Oct 15, 2007 18:25 UTC (Mon) by AJWM
In reply to: respectful naming of your opponent
Parent article: A visit from the trolls
"Troll" in this context is a term of art. The phrase "patent troll" has been around for nearly 15 years -- possibly coined by Intel -- and is well understood to describe a company with this sort of business plan.
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