Further, several dangerous trolls have escaped from their territory and Hans is assigned to eliminate them. See more » I've been looking forward to this ever since I first heard about it, it sounded fantastic.
The movie contains several characters played by Norwegian comedians: Otto Jespersen (the troll hunter), Knut Nærum (the power plant supervisor), Robert Stoltenberg (the Polish bear supplier), and Hans Morten Hansen (Finn, the troll hunter's boss) are all high profile comedians. A group of three university students are making a documentary about a series of mysterious bear killings, but soon discover that it isn't bears doing the killings but trolls, actual real Norwegian trolls.
Acacia is appealing and said that in general, its other patents will not be impacted by Alice in the same way, since few deal with the kinds of software methods Alice puts at risk.
Still, Vella, Acacia’s CEO, said, said his company sensed the changing legal landscape and is shifting its strategy, away from one-patent cases to challenges based on several patents.
When bears are found dead in Norway, students from Volda University, Thomas, Johanna and cameraman Kalle, decide to investigate.
They stalk the trail of the mysterious hunter Hans expecting to find an explanation for the killings.
“If the patents are not enforceable in court anymore...
the troll has no legs to stand on.” Brokers who work with the patent acquisition companies acknowledge the new climate.
Intellectual Ventures, one of the largest private patent buyers, laid off over 20 percent of its workforce this year.
To be sure, not all litigious patent owning companies are losing ground. And not all big tech companies are convinced of the change.
Cisco Systems Inc () has been at the forefront of the fight against infringement lawsuits and has not seen a drop in new suits in recent months, said General Counsel Mark Chandler.
The judge called the case “reckless and wasteful.” The new playing field allows Net App to spend more on developing its own patents, as opposed to litigation defense.
“It is freeing up dollars,” said Douglas Luftman, Net App’s chief intellectual property counsel.