An article exploring the reasons for the boom in patent litigation between big tech companies quotes GPC's Chairman and CEO, Alexander Poltorak. ("Mobile computing giants in patent free-for-all", Silicon Valley Mercury News, August 7, 2011)
Article excerpt: "A patent is nothing but a license to sue," said Alexander Poltorak, who advises independent inventors as CEO of General Patent Corp. In business, he added, patents are "weapons of war."
"You have a growing marketplace with many participants vying for a share," Poltorak said.