“Move over Apple: some independent app developers plan to begin banding together to fight off lawsuits brought by Lodsys and its ilk on their own,” Jacqui Cheng reports for Ars Technica.
“On Monday, renowned iOS developer Mike Lee announced the Appsterdam Legal Defense Team, which will be made up of indie developers fighting patent trolls as a single unit and funded by contributions from participating companies,” Cheng reports. “The goal, aside from the obvious one of being free from frivolous patent lawsuits, is to become ‘the ants of East Texas, minding their business until someone invades their anthill.'”
Cheng reports, “In a blog post, Lee wrote that the team has obtained the help of intellectual property attorney Michael McCoy, trained in Texas and licensed in California, to help start the Appsterdam Legal Defense Team.”
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[Attribution: AppleInsider. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]