Comments on: Patent trolls spell trouble for America’s economy Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 By: AlkalineState Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:17:11 +0000 The bigger question is, why are we issuing these overly broad patents to the patent trolls in the first place? Carelessness and inconsistency at the U.S. Patent Office sound like the problem here. The remedy needs to happen there, not in the courts or Congress.