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Let Rodney Gilstrap Do His Job

Patent trolls love to sue inventors for actually building things they could only dream of. After all, the threat of massive court costs is a very effective weapon with which to extort people. But what if they could also threaten people with having to fight them in a court where victory is almost assured for the troll? As it happens, that’s exactly what many trolls can threaten people with, thanks to the existence of the infamous East Texas district court, also known as the patent “rocket docket,” where inventors are railroaded and trolls reign supreme, thanks to the unfair practices of its one presiding judge, Rodney Gilstrap.

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