June 1, 2023 — The Linux Foundation speaks up — along with Open Invention Network & Unified Patents’ executives — about the proposed rules issued by the U.S. Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) that will help patent trolls, raise patent litigation expenses and increase the volume of patent litigation. The blog explains how important it is to make your voice heard about protecting our Open Source ecosystem, reducing wasteful litigation by Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs), and stopping the assertion of bad patents. Our CEO, Keith Bergelt, is quoted. Everyone who is an advocate or user of Open Source is encouraged to submit comments by June 20th. It is simple & will only take a few minutes. The link is included in the article.