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Eliminate the patent troll threat.

You already have a million things to worry about. Frivolous lawsuits needn’t be one of them.

LOT Network is the fastest-growing, cost-efficient preventative cure for the patent assertion entity (PAE) problem.

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Reduce your risk

$80,000,000,000

lost by companies each year on needless patent troll litigation

500%

growth in patent troll lawsuits in the past ten years

$3,320,000

spent on average on a single PAE-generated software company lawsuit

The Patent Troll Problem

Take that target off your back

LOT Network (short for License on Transfer) is a non-profit community of companies committed to protecting themselves long-term against PAEs and their patent lawsuits. LOT Network members partner with other like-minded companies who believe good corporate citizens don’t monetize patents through patent trolls.

How Lot Works

We joined LOT Network because we believe it offers the best chance for good corporate citizens to lead the way towards overcoming the PAE challenge.

Bill Coughlin, President & CEO, Ford Global Technologies, LLC

We are confident that our membership in the LOT Network has already protected us from frivolous lawsuits, and we look forward to it being even more powerful and protective as hundreds of new like-minded companies join.

Michael Cunningham, Executive VP and General Counsel, Red Hat, Inc.

We believe LOT Network will continue to scale quickly across industries and with companies of all sizes. The agreement is easy to understand and provides the level of protection our business and customers need while still preserving the value of our patent portfolio.

Hideki Sanatake, Deputy Group Executive, Canon Inc.