SA author Martin Redfield sees much ado about nothing over the looming expiration of a pair of...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 3:00 PM ETSA author Martin Redfield sees much ado about nothing over the looming expiration of a pair of patents held by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR -1.5%). For starters, the current filter design isn't covered in the expiring patents and appears to be protected until 2017. Then add in the reality that aspiring cloners have very little viable market choices with the other patents in play that limit their cartridge options. Did Einhorn's patent research go awry?
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