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Newegg Helps Invalidate Another Phony Patent Assertion Claim, Holds on to Perfect Nine-Year Track Record After Appeal on Patent Troll Cases

“Device profiles conventionally describe properties of a device or element within a digital image processing system that capture, transform or render color components of an image. An improved device profile includes both chromatic characteristic information and spatial characteristic information. The device profile is generated by use of both chromatic and spatial characteristic functions within a […]

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Newegg Joins Forces with Google to Combat the Patent Troll Problem, Rallying Other Companies to Do the Same

Over the last ten years, more than 10,000 companies have been sued at least once by a Patent Assertion Entity (PAE) — most commonly known as a “patent troll.” During this timespan, more than 33,000 defendants in 14,000 litigations were forced to spend anywhere between $500,000 to $5 million on legal fees alone. And because […]

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Lee Cheng Holds Reddit AMA, Explains How He Fights Patent Trolls

Newegg has spent the last several years fighting against patent trolls, and our Chief Legal Officer, Lee Cheng, has been at the helm of every courtroom battle. Thanks to his efforts, Newegg has been successful against these entities that think it’s OK to sue us for no good reason. Lee doesn’t believe in settling at […]

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When Will Patent Trolls Learn Not to Mess with Newegg?

It’s no secret that Newegg is adamantly against patent trolls and everything they stand for. Not only are we not shy in proclaiming this to the world, we even sell t-shirts that show our disgust for these “companies” that think it’s OK to extort legitimate businesses. You would think that patent trolls would take the […]

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Patent Trolls, They Fold Like a Cheap Suit When Faced With Trial

It’s often said that a dog’s bark is worse than its bite. Such is the case with patent trolls. Case in point: In mid-March, notorious patent troll Macrosolve voluntarily dismissed all claims against Newegg. This action follows its 2011 filing of more than 75 lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas against companies in a […]

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One More for the Good Guys: Newegg Awarded Bill of Costs from Patent Troll Lawsuit

A recent Supreme Court decision involving a patent troll’s claim that Newegg infringed on their ownership of a shopping cart logo just got even better. Not only do we not have to pay off the troll, but the court has granted our bill of costs in the full amount requested of $60,507.32. This is a […]

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