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The Original Patent Troll Returns

Tuesday, May 08, 2007

North Attleboro, MA -- All of the fuss about Patent Trolls is driving coalitions of technology sector leaders to Washington, D.C. with their support of this year's Patent Reform Legislation. With all the fanfare, it is perfect timing for the Original Patent Troll to make his comeback in the recent re-release of "The Patents Video," from Intellectual Property Videos, LLC.

In 1994, the Patent Troll made his first appearance in The Patents Video. At its first release, The Patents Video was purchased by hundreds of corporations, universities, governmental entities and law firms. In The Patents Video, an unsuspecting victim is surprised by the Original Patent Troll who strategically positioned himself to collect patent licensing revenue.

Using dramatic vignettes, entertaining scenarios, humor and expert advice, The Patents Video explains the most commonly misunderstood concepts and the most critical information about patents. The Patents Video was designed to visually make key messages memorable. Topics include intellectual property (IP) law basics, domestic and foreign patent bar dates, patenting of ideas, and claim language with respect to patent infringement.

Engineers, scientists, marketers, managers, executives and corporate attorneys have a lesson in Bar Dates that no one forgets when they watch The Patents Video. Og, a caveman in a dream, has invented the wheel. Og and Thak push the wheel through downtown -- all in public view. The Patents Video, an entertaining educational tool, explains how and why Og and Thak have lost their foreign patent filing rights and explains, in detail, how to avoid triggering U.S. and foreign patent Bar Dates.

A free viewing of a 3.5 minute clip from the 32 minute video is available by visiting YouTube viewers give the clip Five Stars.

Easy video streaming is available for $19.95 per view (volume discounts available) and a DVD copy can be purchased for $299 by visiting Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit is also available.

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