IP Storms Gather With Cloud Computing

Law360, New York (August 30, 2010, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Companies are starting to turn more to cloud computing providers for their information technology needs, but relying on a third party to deliver and hold information can put intellectual property at risk and leave you vulnerable to patent litigation, experts say.

Instead of having to pay for an expensive in-house IT department with internal servers, cloud computing allows a company to increase efficiency and reduce costs by outsourcing its hardware and software to a third-party provider that will enable a company to access files and applications...
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