Software patents for emerging tech since 2008

Patent infringement in the cloud


Can your company be liable for patent infringement for using an external cloud provider? My partner Peter K. Hess and I spent some thoughts on this in an article on (in German).

In a nutshell:

Outsourcing parts of your business to an external cloud service does not immunize your company from patent infringement liability. Most cloud providers offer measures to shield their customers from patent infringement claims, but it’s worthwhile to compare their terms and conditions.

If you can read German, feel free to check out the full article here:

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About Bastian Best

Bastian Best

I'm a European patent attorney specializing in software patents and a partner in one of the most renowned IP only firms in Europe.

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