Talk:Ronald A. Katz

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Ronald A. Katz has collected over 1 billion dollars in license fees for his inventions. He is at least as notable as Jerome H. Lemelson and Thomas J. Campana Jr. of BlackBerry fame. "Ronald A. Katz" has +22,000 hits on Google.--Nowa 03:39, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

This page has some problems as WP:BLP. There does seem to be documentation. I think this needs a full scale discussion in AfD, DGG 03:07, 22 January 2007 (UTC)

Fair enough. Are there any problems in particular you are concerned about?--Nowa 03:53, 22 January 2007 (UTC)
Clearly doesn't meet criteria for speedy deletion. Even in its original version, which was immediately tagged, the article pointed out that the guy had collected huge amounts of money in license fees, which must count for some notability. Perhaps User:Cornellrockey was also not aware of the phenomena of patent trolling, which is admittedly somewhat confined to special interest groups at present, but is of increasing importance as any google hunt will explain.
So, the criteria for speedy deletion are not met because the article did "assert the importance or significance of its subject" contrary to nomination.
Nevertheless, in view of the apparent controversy, and since the article is unlikely to be anything but negative in view of its subject's categorisation as a patent troll, it should probably go through WP:AfD GDallimore 13:56, 22 January 2007 (UTC)
I felt the article was pretty neutral overall, and the comment that he has been categorised as a patent troll is referenced, and is material to the discussion of his business. Jeodesic 21:02, 22 January 2007 (UTC)
I have withdrawn my speedy deletion, this article should stay. Cornell Rockey 23:16, 22 January 2007 (UTC)
Thank you.--Nowa 23:13, 23 January 2007 (UTC)

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