Meet the nice-guy lawyers who want $1,000 per worker for using scanners

Posted by BernardSwiss on Apr 8, 2013 11:06 AM EDT
Ars Technica; By Joe Mullin
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Starting late last year, hundreds of US businesses began to receive demand letters from secretive patent-holding companies with six-letter gibberish names: AdzPro, GosNel, and JitNom. The letters state that using basic office equipment, like scanners that can send files to e-mail, infringes a series of patents owned by MPHJ Technologies. Unless the target companies make payments—which start at around $9,000 for the smallest targeted businesses but go up from there—they could face legal action.

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I do not see Microsoft on that list tharik 4 762 Apr 9, 2013 2:38 PM

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