Ronald J. Riley is an inventor who claims that fraud by invention-promotion companies is bilking inventors out of millions of dollars. Executive director of a group called, Riley used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain all unpublished complaints against invention promoters filed with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office, and he has now published them on the Web.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.