Updated Aug. 1, 2014 at 7:58 a.m.

Premium Lock Patent troll legislation backed by SAS, tech firms, heads to governor

Published: 2014-08-01 06:24:00
Updated: 2014-08-01 07:58:32

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Local tech companies like Cary's SAS Institute pushed for the measure, saying they were often forced to defend themselves against "non-practicing entities," or NPEs, that are shell companies created for the purpose of holding a patent. Those companies then try to enforce the patent against bigger companies, hoping to extract settlements in lieu of costly litigation....

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