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What: Shares of wireless technology licensor VirnetX
So what: Yesterday, VirnetX crashed as the U.S. Patent Office opened a review of an important patent at the behest of Apple
Now what: "We welcome these reexamination proceedings as we believe the outcome will only further validate our patent," says CEO Kendall Larsen. The patent in question -- No. 6,502,135, if you're curious -- has been battle-tested before and could very well survive another reexamination. VirnetX is a development-stage company that depends on legal success for its very livelihood, and it hopes to become another InterDigital
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