top of page

How one small business fought and survived a patent troll

Capstone Photography is a small business based in Connecticut. The family-owned and veteran-operated retailer has a nationwide network of photographers that deliver high quality photos for sporting events. This concept served as a perfect target for a patent troll, which alleged that the company infringed on a patent that was an important part of the business — enabling customers to search for their photos online. Watch as Michael Skelps, owner and general manager of Capstone Photography, explains how one patent troll ground his business to a halt, nearly forcing him to close his doors in the process.


Recent Posts

See All

UFPR Statement on Introduction of the PREVAIL Act

United for Patent Reform (UFPR) today issued the following statement in opposition of the recently introduced PREVAIL Act, a bill that would essentially repeal a fundamental pillar of the America Inve

bottom of page