In July 2013, President Obama, upon being informed about abusive patent litigation, directed the USPTO "to empower those who have received a demand letter or may be threatened with a patent lawsuit with information about their options." In response, the USPTO recently published an online toolkit for defendants: Been Sued or Gotten a Demand Letter? that gives strategies, options, legal resources, a glossary and private resources such as Lexa Machina and RPX.
What should we expect now that we are leaving the world of procuring patents to the topic of patent litigation? Do you think the USPTO will provide an online toolkit for US patent owners "Is Your Patent Being Infringed?" that gives strategies, options, legal resources, and private resources such as Intellectual Ventures and contingency fee law firms to help patent owners license and enforce patents?
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