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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Thu November 7, 2013
How 'Patent Trolls' Are Stifling Innovation In Boston And Beyond
Local startups say so-called patent trolls have grown from just a nuisance into a full-blown threat to future innovation.
Seth Preibatsch, the founder of LevelUp, which is fighting a litany of patent lawsuits, and Kyle Alspach, who covers the startup and technology beat for the Boston Business Journal, discussed what patent trolling is and to what extent it's hampering innovation.