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Patents: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Published on Apr 19, 2015

For inventors, patents are an essential protection against theft. But when patent trolls abuse the system by stockpiling patents and threatening lawsuits, businesses are forced to shell out tons of money.

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