04.10.17

IAM ‘Magazine’ in a Campaign to Destroy India’s IT Industry and Help Patent Trolls There

Posted in Asia, Deception, Patents at 6:15 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

The trolls’ ‘news’ site just won’t leave India alone (simply refusing to let go)

Some elephants

Summary: Lobbying site IAM continues to serve as the vehicle/front for patent parasites that cannot stand India’s patent policy and perpetually try to derail it

INDIA banned software patents a long time ago and many times so far this year IAM has attempted to shame and ridicule India into changing its mind. Articles about it from this year alone include:

“The last thing India should do is allow software patents, facilitating yet more of that blackmail (‘protection’ money without even a trial).”Today, Joginder Singh of LexOrbis tries to promote software patents in India (just published). This piece of his was printed by IAM last week, whereupon we debunked it here (just before the weekend). This morning, IAM published this piece about one of the world’s biggest patent bullies, Qualcomm [1, 2], as it takes on the Indian market. “Little surprise that telecoms companies led the way as licensors continue to file new infringement lawsuits in the mobile phone space, many targeting Indian and Chinese manufacturers,” IAM said. “Qualcomm retained its position as the top overall patent filer in the country, but it put a lot more space between itself and the number two company, Philips, increasing its applications by 55%. Microsoft and Toyota also increased their activity enough to break into the top 10.”

Suffice to say, Microsoft is another one of those companies that blackmail legitimate rivals and abuse a dominant position in the market. The last thing India should do is allow software patents, facilitating yet more of that blackmail (‘protection’ money without even a trial).

IAM is a truly malicious network pretending to be a news site; all it does is drive agenda in exchange for money. We believe/think that in order to shield itself from scrutiny (save face), IAM did not publicly speak about its EPO propaganda (‘survey’) this year, unlike before (prior years). Only Battistelli mentioned it publicly one month ago.

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