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Saturday, May 31 • 11:00am - 11:45am
How I Beat a Patent Troll with Drew Curtis from Fark.com

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Drew Curtis, the founder of leading internet Not-News site, Fark.com, shares with PopCon the story of how he fought a lawsuit from a company that had a patent, "...for the creation and distribution of news releases via email."  Where others gave in to the challenge, Drew fought back and won, and provides you insight to his process and shares some startling statistics about the growing legal problem of frivolous patents.

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Drew Curtis

Founder, Fark.com
As the founder, sole owner, and CEO of Fark.com, Drew Curtis is in a very unique position where digital media is concerned. For the past 15 years, he has watched as media evolved from an industry who eschewed and dismissed the digital realm to an industry very much aware that their survival depends on it. With over 2000 news items a day submitted by a pool of three million users, there’s very little that happens in the world that... Read More →


Saturday May 31, 2014 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 141-142 Indiana Convention Center