How Does a Manufacturer Protect Themselves Against Possible Patent Infringement / Avigilon?

With the news of Avigilon purchasing millions of dollars worth of patents this year, the question that comes to mind is how do manufacturers prepare to protect themselves against possible Avigilon patent disputes? When reviewing many of the patents they have purchased, the patents are very generalized with regards to their technology. Many patents give a very broad concept and there are...

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***** *** ** **** ********* ********** ******** **** ******* ******* technology. *** ** ********* *** ***** ****?

****, *******, ***.. *** *** *** ******** **** **** **-***** analytics. ** * ************, *** *** **** **** ** ********* if **** *** ********** ** * ******? ***** *** ********* hundreds ** ******* ********* **, ************ **********, ***** *********, ***.

**** * ************ ****** **** *** **** *** ******* ***** software ** ***** **** **** ** *** **** ** ******'* patents? **, ** **** *********** ***** *** ** ******** *** request ********** ** ******* *** ******* ******* *********? ****, **** is ** *** ***** ***'* ** ********** ********* ***** **** Avigilon ******* **** *** **** ***** ********** ** ******* **** own?

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* ***** *** **** ** **** ********** ** ******** *** much:

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*** ** ******** *** ********** ****** ** *** ********* ** Bosch, *******, **** ** ***** *** **** *** ****.

***, ** ******** ******* ** ******* *** *** *****, *** of ****** ***** ***********, ****, *** **** ***** ***** **** significant ******. *** *** ***** ** **** **** ** **** far.

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... ***** ********** ******* ****** * **** *** ** * 500+ ****** ******* ** * ****** **** ***** ***** ***** have *** ******** ************... ** **** **** *** **** *** long ****?

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