ACLU and EFF Files Amicus Brief
On September 17, 2018, the ACLU of New Hampshire and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed an amicus brief in this case (AUTOMATED TRANSACTIONS, LLC, ET AL. V. AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION, ET AL.) before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

PRWeb Release - NH Supreme Court Set To Hear Defamation Case | Nationwide Interest In 'Patent Troll' Case Building
NH Supreme Court Set To Hear Defamation Case | Nationwide Interest In “Patent Troll” Case Building |
David Barcelou and Automated Transactions LLC Retain High-Powered New Hampshire Law Firm Shaheen and Gordon. The Firm Won a Record $275 Million Defamation Case; Now the Largest Civil Jury Verdict In NH History


IPwatchdog - NH Judge rules patent troll not necessarily pejorative - article by Gene Quinn on April 13, 2018
NH Judge rules 'patent troll' not 'necessarily pejorative' | IPwatchdog article by Gene Quinn | April 13, 2018
On March 19, 2018, New Hampshire Superior Court Judge Brian T. Tucker granted a motion to dismiss in a
defamation case. The case was brought by David Barcelou and his company Automated Transactions, LLC, against a series of defendants that had made derogatory statements about Barcelou and his company. Repeatedly, the defendants, which included the American Bankers Association and the Credit Union National Association, called Barcelou a "patent troll".


IPwatchdog - Is being called a 'patent troll' defamatory? NH inventor files suit against banking industry to find out - article by Steve Brachmann on August 15, 2017
Is being called a 'patent troll' defamatory? NH inventor files suit against banking industry to find out
IPwatchdog article by Steve Brachmann | August 15, 2017
For the better part of the nearly 250 years of the existence of the United States of America, the U.S. patent
system has been one in which inventors could be reasonably sure that their private property rights covering technological innovation would be respected and enforced...