USPTO Deputy Director Slifer may wrest patents from Cantor unit over alleged bad faith

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director Russell Slifer, who is locked in a dispute over a patent assignment agreement signed in 2008 with a Cantor Fitzgerald unit over its failure to pay him about $250,000 for 8 gaming patents, said materials produced by Cantor show evidence of bad faith, which may help him take [...]

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No universities have so far taken the Public Interest Patent Pledge, Electronic Frontier Foundations says

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on defending civil liberties in the digital world and a proponent of anti-troll patent reform, said more than 1,720 people have signed its Public Interest Patent Pledge to persuade universities not to sell or license their patents to patent assertion entities, though not a single university has [...]

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