BRUSSELS — Patent trolls on the rise in EU, says coalition. [IPPro Patents | 06.04.2017]

European courts are facing an “explosion of patent infringement lawsuits from so-called patent trolls”, according to advocacy coalition IP2Innovate. The coalition which counts Google, Spotify and Intel as members, claimed ‘trolls’ make up a “staggering 20 percent” of all patent lawsuits in Germany