Save the troll!

Right, everybody, let's have a whip-round. Righthaven, known for its spirited acts of self-defence when threatened by evil patent violators, says it may have to file for bankruptcy if its latest lawsuit is unsuccessful.

Supreme Court upholds patent ruling against Microsoft

The Supreme Court yesterday rejected Microsoft's appeal against a $290 million patent suit brought by i4i.

Microsoft and Google team up to invalidate GeoTag patent

Billy-Goats Gruff Microsoft and Google have joined forces to defeat so-called patent troll GeoTag, which has sued hundreds of companies for allegedly infringing its patent.