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MPEG-LA is an example of the other kind of patent pool. I'm actually currently looking for a good name for the bad type of patent pool.
Posted Aug 17, 2010 18:12 UTC (Tue) by stijn (subscriber, #570)
patent carousel (that's how some sharks catch herring)
shark patent pool
shark patent shakedown pool
If not obvious, some of those are probably off the mark. Are you after a different angle altogether?
Posted Aug 17, 2010 19:19 UTC (Tue) by rgmoore (✭ supporter ✭, #75)
Posted Aug 17, 2010 21:41 UTC (Tue) by stijn (subscriber, #570)
That's good! I chose (related) syndicate because of other negative connotations.
Posted Aug 18, 2010 0:57 UTC (Wed) by coriordan (guest, #7544)
Yep, I think "patent cartel" is the best. Before that suggestion, I was going to go with your "gang" suggestion.
"Cesspool" (and similar) is accurate, but I'm looking for something that could make it's way into normal patent policy discussions, like the way "patent troll" and "patent thicket" have.
Posted Aug 18, 2010 9:44 UTC (Wed) by etienne (subscriber, #25256)
Posted Aug 17, 2010 18:13 UTC (Tue) by dskoll (subscriber, #1630)
Posted Aug 17, 2010 18:31 UTC (Tue) by pebolle (guest, #35204)
Posted Aug 17, 2010 20:46 UTC (Tue) by vblum (guest, #1151)
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