FindTheBest CEO Kevin O’Connor and Director of Operations Danny Seigle were in DC recently talking about their patent troubles. FindTheBest The first rule of fighting patent trolls is “you don’t talk about fighting patent trolls.” Or at least, that’s the rule some of the trolls would like to see. When a patent-holding company called Lumen View Technology sued FindTheBest, a consumer research website, the reaction it was looking for was a quick $50,000 payout for its patent on “multilateral decision making.” Instead, it ran into an entrepreneur willing to spend $1 million to stop it through a RICO lawsuit, and it found itself on the receiving end of a batch of tough publicity when FindTheBest’s CEO, Kevin O’Connor, started talking to the press about his fight. 1     

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