Missouri governor signs patent troll bill into law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Last week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law a bill aimed at combating so-called patent "trolls."Nixon signed Senate Bill 706 in an effort to protect state businesses and residents from "being preyed upon" by trolls, he said. The new law prohibits bad faith assertions of patent infringement. NixonIn particular, it creates a seven-factor test for courts to Read More »