Industry on the brink of a patent war warns Ovum

Summary:The recent escalation in patent disputes is getting out of hand and can potentially lead to an all out patent war warns Ovum's Gary Barnett. Recently, a company called BTG (British Technology Group) sued several e-commerce sites, including Amazon.

The recent escalation in patent disputes is getting out of hand and can potentially lead to an all out patent war warns Ovum's Gary Barnett. Recently, a company called BTG (British Technology Group) sued several e-commerce sites, including Amazon.com, for alleged patent infringement.

Topics: Patents

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Christopher Jablonski is a freelance technology writer. Previously, he held research analyst positions in the IT industry and was the manager of marketing editorial at CBS Interactive. He's been contributing to ZDNet since 2003. Christopher received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Illinois at U... Full Bio

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