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Patent trolls invade the cloud: What the attack means for providers

Nick Chase - November 3, 2013 - |

In the business of being a patent troll, there’s little to lose and plenty to gain.

Non-practicing entities (NPEs) or patent assertion entities (PAEs), as they are more formally termed, are a familiar bane to tech companies across the U.S. With no products of their own and no operating costs, PAEs are streamlined to attack companies through patent lawsuits.

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