Yet another episode in the ongoing saga of the IP lawsuit community. They should have their own sitcom. Then again, this seems a valid complaint for once.
In its verdict, the jury assessed damages based on each Windows PC sold since May 2003. The case could have broader implications, should Alcatel-Lucent pursue claims against other companies that use the widespread MP3 technology.
Should we really risk screwing things up even further and try to reform IP and patent law? If so, how?