Clinic Joins ADA and Other Law Schools to Help Startups Battle Patent Trolls

Today the Application Developers Alliance (ADA) announced that it will be partnering with the USC Intellectual Property and Technology Clinic and other law schools nationwide to form the Law School Patent Troll Defense Network.

From the announcement:

The Law School Patent Troll Defense Network ( is a consortium of law school clinics that will provide free legal representation to small app developers and other entrepreneurs that have been threatened or sued by patent trolls. Clinics participating in the Network may also represent the Alliance in major patent cases affecting developers and the app community.


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