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Submission + - Oil companies patent trolling on energy again ( 1

Whatsmynickname writes: "Thought oil companies had enough patent trolling to shut down any efforts to wean us off of crude oil (Chevron and Think again. BP and DuPont (Butamax) has taken an advanced biofuel company to court over infringement of newly awarded patents for developing biobutanol [see When an oil company advertises it is looking for alternative fuels, it's not because they want to be socially responsible..."

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