Patent World Magazine
Patents and the art of war
How Sun Tzu would outflank patent trolls, by David Wanetick of IncreMental Advantage
Much has been written about strategies employed by patent trolls. Many have opined about the tax they represent to operating
companies. Others have lauded trolls for providing markets where inventors can sell their patents for reasonable returns.
This article will focus on strategies – many from Sun Tzu, the ancient Chinese military strategist – that operating companies
can utilise to outflank patent trolls.