Day: February 17, 2017

Microsoft Azure IP Advantage: cloud computing without patent risk?Microsoft Azure IP Advantage: cloud computing without patent risk?



Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, Brad Smith recently announced a new program called the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program. It is touted as  “the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks”. It will be available for users of Azure cloud offerings. The  protection is intended to “help foster a community that values and protects innovation and investments in the cloud” “without worrying about lawsuits”, especially from non-practicing entities (NPEs, aka patent trolls) and the frivolous patent lawsuits they are infamous for.

Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-02-16Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-02-16