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NTP is a patent troll.[1] It was founded by lawyers and files lawsuits against companies that produce software and computers.

NTP is most known for their lawsuit against Research in Motion, for which they won US$612.5 in an out of court settlement.

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  1. "Why Paul Allen doesn't want to be a troll". http://fosspatents.blogspot.com/2010/08/why-paul-allen-doesnt-want-to-be-troll.html. "NTP, the company that received $612 million from the BlackBerry company in 2006, was set up by lawyers. No programmers, no entrepreneurs. Just legal experts who identified and seized a business opportunity by obtaining a monopoly on some key functionality and litigating." 

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