David Bursky, EE Times(07/21/2006 3:42 PM EDT) BURLINGAME, Calif
— The prospect that patent holders are becoming technology gatekeepers is emerging as a serious issue for the electronics industry.
Experts meeting here this week examined this and other business issues related to intellectual property
Panelists highlighted increasing industry concern over the latest efforts by firms, loosely referred to as "patent trolls," to extract licensing fees from other companies.
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