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Subject:  Re: patent reform needed Date:  2/22/2013  7:23 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  48030 of 73696

<<Motorola used their patents as a form of extortion. They would approach competitors with a stack of patents and say, "Here are 300 pounds of patents that relate to your product. Some of them may apply. Some of them may not. But if you don't pay us protection money, we will sue you over all of