In any other circumstance this would be considered blackmail, but considering mostly lawyers are involved in this business model it’s not.
“At best, [USPTO] has abdicated its role in forming patent policy. More accurately, the office has concluded, without the benefit of analysis, that more patents are better for society.”
“The undisciplined proliferation of patent grants puts vast sectors of the economy off-limits to competition, without any corresponding benefit to the public.”
Just add money.