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When patent holders form an organisation to enforce their patents collectively on a field, this could be called a patent cartel.

There also exists "nice" patent collectivities, who's aim is to reduce patent aggression. These are usually called defensive patent pools.

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Allied Security Trust has been called a cartel in a few articles, but without any aggressive behaviour the name doesn't fit.

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